Elise McGlothian


Elise thrives when creating a positive social impact through communications. She has a passion for equitably relaying information and moving people to support organizations tackling critical social challenges – especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Before Minerva Strategies, Elise worked on one of the world’s most significant health care challenges. At the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, she worked for the common good by quantifying the organization’s media and advocacy efforts to spur donor funding. A communicator at heart, Elise was responsible for providing information to over one million households at local CBS and NBC news affiliates in Virginia and Florida, respectively. She has also worked for national news outlets – including NBC’s The Today Show.

Fun Facts

Proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha, Sorority Incorporated

M.S. in Nonprofit Leadership, University of Pennsylvania; B.A. in Broadcast Journalism, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Live event aficionado – including concerts, plays and musicals