When ELLIE ANDER was just 12 years old, she lost her young mother to breast cancer. A few decades later and after years of following breast cancer surveillance measures, Ander learned of her BRCA1 gene mutation. This gene mutation increases the lifetime chance of breast cancer by up to 72 percent. Ander swiftly made a
Shore vs. City
JEN HASLEY grew up in Winnetka with her parents and two sisters, Noelle and Aimee. The three girls all reside in their childhood suburb and today have 11 children between them—making family dinners great fun. Hasley married her high school sweetheart, Scott, after pursuing a degree in nursing. She began her career at Prentice Women’s
Glencoe’s LIZZY CORBETT grew up in Los Angeles, the daughter of a film editor and a studio story editor. From an early age, she was exposed to cinematic imagery and fanciful visual storytelling. Her parents encouraged her to turn her thoughts and reflections into drawings, sculpture, paintings, and hand-crafted inventions. After college, her wanderlust led
Ten years ago, TERRIE REINHARD moved from Los Angeles to the North Shore with her husband and two boys. Reinhard quickly fell in love with her mid-century ranch house, which became the perfect backdrop to showcase her small but growing contemporary art collection. Always an admirer of fashion, Reinhard works in retail marketing for a
COLLEEN LEVITZ, a physical therapy genius, has been working her magic for more than 20 years, the last 14 at Northbrook’s Rebound Fitness and Rehabilitation. Setting goals for herself and her clients and putting in the work to achieve them is cathartic for Levitz, who lives by the adage “an ounce of prevention is worth
MARY COLLINS splits her time between Chicago, Miami, and London, beautifying spaces as an interior designer for SKIN Interior Design. The boutique firm provides full-service project management specializing in highend residential design. Living on the design-savvy North Shore, Collins also encounters homeowners who want professional advice but prefer to purchase and install on their own.