Catherine Gerken

Accomplishments + Awards

100% customer satisfaction, Vail Valley Partnership Customer Impact

Retail Manager

Team member since 2017

Wake Forest University, B.A., Political Science and Art History

With her art history background and eye for detail, Catherine quickly catapulted to the manager of Slifer Designs’ retail showroom. A native of Vail, she grew up skiing the slopes of Vail and Beaver Creek as a student at Vail Mountain School. Upon graduation from Wake Forest University, she worked in various retail and clothing positions with MT Imports, SKEA, and Roxy Vail. Catherine brings enthusiasm for design, energy and professionalism to every customer. Her loyal and discriminating clientele demand high-quality products and furnishings, and Catherine embraces the challenge of helping them find the perfect gift or piece for their homes.


> Favorite Place to Travel: Italy

Community Outreach

Volunteer Organizer and Silent Auction Curator, Vail Valley Foundation


Inspiration for Retail

Helping people find products that they will love


Personal Design Style

Mountain Modern mixed with transitional pieces


Favorite Fashion Designer


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