After graduation, Liz became a bilingual early childhood teacher in Carpentersville. She made a career change and worked for 20 years in the telecommunication industries in various training roles. During this time she also earned her master’s in human resource management from DeVry University. In 2016, she joined Combined Insurance in Chicago as a bilingual sales trainer.
As a student, Liz worked at Watterson Towers Deli, the Normal Public Library, Mitsubishi Motors, and as a Spanish tutor for local elementary schools all through Illinois State’s work-study program. Liz continues to educate in and outside of work as well as inspire students to become Redbirds. She is a board member for the Latin@ Alumni Network and attends many ISU recruiting and Homecoming events.