Elizabeth was born in Knightdale, NC and moved to Raleigh, NC after graduating from UNCW. Laughridge has worked beside Jacobs’ since 1999. She started with him at Raleigh Decorative Hardware and quickly worked her way up to store manager. Laughridge is an amazingly talented woman that is known for her attention to detail, which drives Rick crazy! She currently assists Jacobs’ with special projects while home schooling her three lovely children. In her spare time she enjoys family trips to the beach and mountains, and watching her kids on the soccer field.