Elsa Rainey

Vice President of Public Affairs

Elsa has more than a decade of experience in strategic communications and has served as a senior consultant for leading civil rights organizations, national associations, large consumer facing brands, national and regional education and policy initiatives. She has experience organizing and leading coalitions of multiple organizations and their affiliates, leading approaches rooted in strategic and message discipline. Elsa has developed core messaging, and conducted media training, for leading civil rights attorneys, policy leaders and CEO's of large organizations. Her deep bench of media contacts has led to the story placement in outlets including The New York Times, Time Magazine, NPR, Axios, NBC News, CBS News and The Guardian among others. Elsa believes in a strategy first approach to her work and is passionate about developing authentic campaigns that build trust and help purpose-driven organizations thrive.