Elisa helps purpose-driven organizations succeed so that people, communities, and ecosystems can thrive and prosper. She is passionate about improving the human condition through environmental stewardship and organizational excellence. She is a strategist, independent director, advisor, facilitator, writer, teacher, and water geek. Through her firm Seventh Ward Strategies, LLC, she provides consulting services to public, private, and non-profit organizations. She brings deep operations, management, talent development, governance and communications experience to bear on each assignment, working to bring multiple stakeholders together to find common ground and solve complex civic challenges.