Beth Slifer founded Slifer designs in 1984, which has grown to become one of the largest interior design firms in the West. The firm specializes in resort residential and hospitality design with an additional retail division with a home furnishing store in Edwards, Colorado. Beth serves on many non-profit boards in her quest to support education, health and her home town of Vail, Colorado. She is currently Chair of Vail’s Local Marketing District and is on the board of the Vail Valley Partnership. Beth is a founding board member of the Roundup River Ranch Paul Newman Camp for severely ill children and the UC Depression Center. She serves on the governing board of the UC Hospital at Anschutz Campus and the board of the Leeds School of Business.
Beth is a native of Jacksonville, Florida, and has lived in Vail for over 30 years with her husband, former Mayor Rod Slifer. She graduated from UNC at Chapel Hill as the Most Outstanding Senior Woman in 1963 and from the University of Chicago School of Business in 1983.