E.L. is a seasoned administrative and communications professional with strong project management and event planning experience spanning over 18 years. E.L. currently works as a Communications Specialist at a mid-sized church, managing their e-marketing, website, social media content, and livestream broadcasts. From 2013-2016, she worked as a Speaker Consultant for a national speakers bureau. She coordinated speaking engagement itineraries including travel and expenses for motivational speakers, business executives, and celebrities. From 1998-2006, E.L. worked at a national financial trade association in Washington, DC where she spent 5 years working in public relations. She devised media relations strategy, wrote press releases and communications materials, coordinated press briefings, and acted as spokesperson on issues such as bank fraud, security and financial crime, small business lending, financial education, and bank employment trends. For the same trade association, she also worked for 3 years as a Facilities Project Manager and Space Planner. In that position, she was responsible for interdepartmental construction projects and office interior design, developed emergency preparedness plans and staff training, and controlled the facilities budgets and expenses. She has a Bachelors in Communications from Old Dominion University.