Elise is a three-time CEO, leadership strategist, business consultant, and executive coach. She is the founder of Mitchell Communications Group, one of the top 10 fastest-growing public relations firms globally and a two-time Inc. 500/5000 fastest-growing company. Under her leadership, her agency grew more than 500% in five years. She is a globally recognized leadership expert, an author of a best-selling book on leadership called “Leading Through the Turn” (McGraw-Hill 2017), and a popular leadership blog. She is also the founder and facilitator of a high-performance leadership workshop called “Next.” Her writings have appeared in Entrepreneur, The Huffington Post, Thrive Global and Mashable. Elise has spoken across the U.S. and in 12 countries. Most recently she served as global president of the International Communications Consultancy Organization, which represents more than 3,500 public relations agencies in 66 countries. Elise and her husband, Raye, live in Nashville. They are proud parents of two children and two dogs. When she’s not working with clients, you can find Elise motorcycling with her husband, running the trails near their home, or planning their next trip off the beaten path. Learn more.