We’re a team of friends and we believe homes can empower people. We treat every project as an important, collaborative exercise in methodical design from the ground up. Meet our team:
Design & CEO
Prior to starting design, Erin spent 10yrs in global manufacturing & engineering. She is a certified Sustainable Homes Professional through Earth Advantage. Erin has training in Residential Design and Building Construction Technology from Portland Community College.
Erin also lives in a 250 SF minihouse. She’s passionate about the daily impact a consolidated and organized space can bring.
Style & COO
Leisa is a Portland-based operations and style consultant, helping folks achieve better outcomes in business and at home. Leisa lives in a multigenerational home that was converted from a single-family dwelling and she loves sharing her experience with those on their own multifamily living journey.
See the next phase of Leisa’s multigenerational compound here.
Jelena is a Portland and Croatia-based freelance writer who connects the often faraway dots between ideas, spaces, and people.
She has a BA in International Studies, focused on Eastern European affairs. Her Croatian-American upbringing gives her a knack for bridging gaps about topics ranging from cannabis science to mini homes.
At Consolidated Living, she’s helping us create content to educate and inspire readers considering home.