The Lotus Jewelry Studio Team

Meet Our Designers

Courtney Legenhausen
Courtney LegenhausenCEO, Head Designer
Courtney is the CEO and head designer here at Lotus. She is a multitasking queen and loves inspiring her staff to have mid-day dance parties. She has a strong love for reggae music, yoga, burritos and hammocks and enjoys cooking good meals for her family and friends. She studied at The Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts in San Francisco, where she received her Graduate Jeweler Degree in 2002. When she’s not busy raising her two children you can often find her relaxing with a good book and a glass of wine in hand.
Liz Mathews
Liz MathewsOperations Manager
Liz is our Operations Manager, Assistant Designer and craft woman extraordinaire! This girl can make something spectacular out of anything! She received her BS degree in Art & Design with an emphasis in Jewelry from Towson University. She has a huge passion for traveling the globe and there’s no doubt this girl’s going places, so watch out!!!
Jax Laing
Jax LaingProduction Manager
Jax is our Production Manager and in-house rocker chick! Being the lead singer of a band and talented jewelry designer are just a couple of cards this girl has up her sleeve. Known as “Jax” around the studio, she has a long love affair with cupcakes! Jacque also received her BS degree in Art & Design with an emphasis in Jewelry from Towson University.
Kristin Getz
Kristin GetzAccounts Manager
Kristin is our Accounts Manager and is known for her laid-back personality. She keeps our office staff in tiptop shape and is the voice behind Lotus. Kristin has a BFA degree in Illustration with a concentration in Graphic Design from MICA (Maryland Institute College of Art). She is a multi-talented girl and enjoys horseback riding in her free time.
Sarah Ellenberger
Sarah EllenbergerProduction Assistant
Sarah is one of our production assistants and comes to us with a background in jewelry making, in which she received her BS degree in general fine arts from Towson State University. Her stylish and humorous nature adds a lot of spunk to our work environment! She is a true animal lover and enjoys cooking and spending time with her dog, Zuly, in her free time.
Julie Gouldener
Julie GouldenerProduction Assistant
Julie is one of our production assistants and is a true earth mama. She is a cat lover, enjoys raising monarch butterflies and plans on adding a chicken coop to her homestead soon. She is currently studying in a Master Naturalist & Master Gardener program and you can always count on her for a good meal. She received her BA from Florida International University with an emphasis in art education.
Alex Arnopol
Alex ArnopolProduction Assistant
Alex is one of our production assistants and comes to us with an extensive art background. After receiving her BFA from MICA, she went on to pursue a career in art, including a window display artist with Anthropologie. She is a burlesque performer, pit bull lover, whiskey enthusiast, yogi-wanna-be, small time baker and an all-around jack-of-all-trades.
Kait Crouthamel
Kait CrouthamelProduction Assistant
Kait is one of our production assistants and is a talented ceramic artist. She received her BFA from Millersville University in PA. She has a strong background in athletics but her true passions are living a holistic lifestyle, practicing yoga and meditation, vegan baking, hiking and studying gems & minerals. If you need a vegan cake in the shape of a cat…..she’s your girl!