Elisa leads the development team and collaborates across the organization to build and maintain strong partnerships with federal agencies, foundations, and corporate philanthropies in service of VentureWell’s mission and strategy. Elisa’s experience spans program management, development, and communications for a wide array of academic, professional, and public audiences. Prior to joining VentureWell, Elisa implemented diverse projects focused on increasing health equity at the National Institute for Children’s Health Quality. She holds a B.A. from Amherst College.