Elyse has experience in public policy, strategic communications, and political campaigns both at the state and federal level.
Prior to joining VOX, Elyse was a Regional Director for the 2010 Gov. Rick Perry campaign. In that role, she successfully carried out the comprehensive field effort for Houston and surrounding counties. This position required her to mobilize support from elected officials, community leaders, and associations; plan and organize campaign events; and manage the region’s social media outreach.
Elyse began her career working on Capitol Hill, where she served as a legislative assistant, first for Congressman Ed Royce and then for Congressman Duncan Hunter, both from her home state of California. There, she implemented policy initiatives and legislative strategy relating to financial services, energy, homeland security, education, and trade. In addition, she served as a liaison to constituents to effectively communicate the Congressman’s position on policy issues.
Elyse has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Business Marketing from the University of Southern California. She currently resides in Dallas, Texas.
In her free time, Elyse is often experimenting with new recipes and hosting dinner parties with her husband, Matt. She is an avid marathon runner and loves to spend time with her family in San Diego.