January 23, 2018


Elva Zevallos  Editor-In-Chief

Elva was raised in Lorain, Ohio then moved to Austin, Texas where she graduated from UT Austin with a degree in Education.  She wrote for a number of high-profile entertainment and lifestyle digital magazines such as Hollywood Today and Hollywood Daily Star prior to starting LA ELEMENTS back in March of 2015.


Jerry Gelb

Graphic and tech specialist Jerry Gelb brings a wide range of experience from the world of entertainment to his graphic design and tech work.  He is an independent Mac, network and AV specialist- from home to corporate.  JGTech projects have included specialty event programs;  actor, photographer and company websites, video editing and more.  Included in this mix is individual voiceover and group ADR and voice casting through his company, Ear-Whacks, having voice cast over 50 films in addition to one-on-one voiceover training, coaching, workshops, and VO reels.  To contact Jerry for future projects, please visit his websites.

Debbie Sperry

Writer Debbie Sperry is the owner of The Girl’s Got Style, an online designer consignment resale shop and Inspiration Vintage, an online vintage designer clothing shop.  Debbie is also a freelance consultant to the hospitality industry.  She is also a Southern California native who attended Cal State Fullerton with a double major in Communications and Sociology.  In her spare time, she volunteers for animal rescue groups and gives craps lessons.

Sierra Knoch

Sierra is a Los Angeles based fashion and lifestyle blogger. She enjoys covering local and special events for LA Elements. You can find more of her work on her blog at http://cerisesdumatin.blogspot.com/  She enjoys writing about travel, fashion, and beauty trends. Sierra describes her style as retro chic with a modern boho twist and loves finding new vintage spots around the city. She loves to share updates on Instagram and Snapchat as well. You can find more fashion tips from Sierra on Snapchat at sclair11.

Liza Rosales

Liza Rosales is a commercial/fashion photographer whose clients have included Anthony Mark Hankins from HSN, Michael Darwin Jeans, ,ALBA Legacy, Loaded Dock Resort & Swimwear, Chris & Carol, Margaritaville and more.  Liza has covered STYLE Fashion Week, Art Hearts Fashion, Project Ethos and Concept for publications such as Hollywood Daily Star and Nationalist Magazine.  She is also a sports photographer who has covered games for various universities, the OC Blues FC Soccer Club and the San Diego Chargers.

Dawen Huang

Tech consultant Dawen Huang’s extensive experience in web development has led to working with such notable companies as Pepsi, Vector Media and About.com IAC.  A graduate of SUNY Purchase College, Dawen is also a photographer and has worked on short films and commercials as a cinematographer.   To contact Dawen and view his photography and other creative media, please visit his website.