E.L. is a seasoned event planning professional with 11 years of experience producing events in a variety of settings including weddings, nonprofit, corporate, and government. She currently manages events for an academic institution, ensuring their mission is communicated through high quality conferences. Additionally, E.L. has worked as a wedding planner for 8 years planning and executing over 50 weddings during that time. Prior to her work with the academic institution, E.L. was Director of Corporate & Foundation Giving for the American Kidney Fund, where she raised money and organized fundraisers, wine tastings and golf outings. E.L.’s first professional experience in event planning was with the United States Capitol Historical Society where she produced high profile Congressional events. She is a graduate of Marist College with a BA in Psychiatry. She also has a degree in Pastry Arts from the L’Academie de Cuisine.