In addition to her coaching and consulting work, Elise
is a globally recognized thought leader.
She is the author of a best-selling book
leadership and founder of two high-performance leadership development experiences.
have appeared in Entrepreneur, Huff Post
and Mashable. She has spoken across the
U.S. and in 12 countries. Most recently she served as global president of the
International Communications Consultancy Organization, which represents more than
3,500 public relations agencies in 66 countries.
Elise is also a passionate advocate for entrepreneurs. She serves as an advisor and investment partner with New Road Capital Partners
and Valor Ventures
, and is an investor in the global impact fund, Endeavor Catalyst.
She serves as the founding board chair for the non-profit Endeavor Northwest Arkansas
, which provides financial, intellectual and cultural capital to help accelerate fast-growing entrepreneurial companies. She also serves as a mentor for Female Foundry,
which provides access to tools, training, connections and resources to female entrepreneurs worldwide.
Elise and her husband, Raye, live in Nashville. They are proud parents of two children. When she's not working with clients or advocating for entrepreneurs, you can find Elise motorcycling with her husband, running the trails near their home or planning their next trip off the beaten path.