Managing Director, Las Vegas Office
Elaine has dedicated her career to improving systems with a thoughtful and analytical approach to problem-solving. Her can-do attitude informs a creative, data-driven solution to consultancy. With areas of expertise including education implementation and policy, workforce development and economic initiatives, Elaine has worked at both private and
public companies with some of the largest states, cities and local agencies from urban to rural settings to affect change in a meaningful and sustainable fashion. Her commitment to diversity and inclusion can be seen in projects designed to fill achievement gaps and widen opportunities for all. A lifelong learner, Elaine practices what she preaches. When a move to the west coast took Elaine from New York City to Las Vegas, she took advantage of the opportunity to pursue a Ph.D. in Public Policy from UNLV’s School of Public Policy and Leadership. During this time, she has worked at Brookings Mountain West, an outpost of the Brookings Institution working on a range of research endeavors that include transportation, economic and workforce development, and education platforms. A particular strength of Elaine’s is fostering partnerships aimed to support goals of an organization. Her public speaking experience and published writing skills are notable, as well.Elaine lives in Las Vegas with her husband, an entertainment executive. She is devoted to family and friends, loves traveling, and is a natural connector excelling at networking and bringing together exciting minds whether for professional or personal gatherings.