Our Team

Elizabeth Echevarria

Founder and CEO

Elizabeth Echevarria is the Founder and CEO of Living and Liberty and started Repurposed with the assistance Rachael Schaefer and many faithful volunteers.

Gary Volz


Gary came to us with an extensive background in the grocery industry. His goal is to provide our shoppers with a wide variety of popular items along with unique, hard-to-find items at below market prices in a clean and easy to shop store. He is very customer-centric and encourages feedback from our customer base.

Tammy Wolfgong

Lead Manager

Tammy started as volunteer with us in January 2015 and loved working here so much she joined the management team. She is very passionate about the mission and work of Living in Liberty and really enjoys serving our customers.

Jeremy Shepherd

Clothing Manager

Loving every minute of helping stop human trafficking. Striving to make the clothing department the best of the best.

Jessica Wood


Jess started as a volunteer in the store working in her happy place in the clothing sorting area. She worked her way up to the Lead Manager and now oversees the whole store. Jess has a great sense of humor and builds a wonderful rapport with our volunteers and customers.

Janice Gutchess


Janice Gutchess is a high energy manager at the Repurposed. She is a great organizer and loves people. She loves seeing all the daily donations. "There is something unique every day". She started as a volunteer in 2015 and has loved it so much she joined the staff. She has a retail background.

Dolly Bucek


Dolly Bucek started in October 2018, by December she was volunteering 3 times a week. By January 2019 she joined the Repurposed management team and loves helping our loyal customers.

Jennifer Shepherd


Jennifer joined our team after volunteering in our Repurposed Store and has over 25 years experience in leadership. She and her husband, Jeremy, manage our clothing donations. Jennifer has been called to serve Living in Liberty's mission and works to balance mom life and to use her strengths to make our thrift store clothing department a great place for the community to shop and source items to support our street outreach.