Elizabeth Edwards

PR & Community Manager

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Direct: (605) 681-8850

Elizabeth is a seasoned marketing professional with over seven years of hands-on experience in brand management, content strategy, and campaign execution.

Elizabeth graduated from Minnesota State University Moorhead with a degree in graphic communications, emphasis in multi-media development. Prior to joining Bender Commercial as public relations and community manager, she spent much of her career in the financial services industry. Elizabeth most recently held the role of brand manager for the nation’s 9th largest Mastercard issuer, where she played a pivotal role in executing transformative rebranding strategies that directly influenced the company’s performance and market positioning.

Armed with her extensive marketing expertise, Elizabeth is poised to bring a fresh perspective and innovative strategies to the world of real estate. Her deep understanding of consumer behavior and market trends has fueled her ability to develop impactful campaigns that captivate and engage. A master of communication, Elizabeth shapes key messages, elevates services, and enhances customer experiences through consistent and targeted communication strategies. Whether managing social media platforms, designing captivating emails, or crafting informative guides, blogs, and videos, her dedication to her craft is evident in every endeavor.

Beyond her professional pursuits, Elizabeth is a dedicated community advocate. She has served as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for the Sioux Falls Area CASA Program, supporting the welfare of abused and neglected children. In 2021, her commitment was recognized as she earned the Masked Crusader of the Year award. Her contributions also earned her the distinction of Volunteer Honoree in the Spirit of Volunteerism Awards issued by the Helpline Center.

Fun Facts

Away from her professional and volunteer interests, Elizabeth finds joy in the little things like reading a good book and enjoying a cup of coffee. She loves hanging out at home with her husband, Jordan, their daughter, Leighton, and their trusty dog, Cash.

  • I’m an unapologetic Taylor Swift fan.

  • Online shopping is my guilty pleasure.

  • A cup of joe in the morning is essential to kickstart my day.

  • It’s my goal to visit all 50 states – I have been to 20 so far!

Community Involvement

  • SME Sioux Falls – Member and Sioux Falls Leadership Summit Committee (2024)
  • Sioux Falls Area CASA Program – Volunteer Advocate (2017 – 2022)
  • The Helpline Center – Volunteer Honoree (2021)