Elissa is the Chief People Office of EverCommerce, overseeing the company's recruiting, onboarding, culture, benefits, and team member learning and development. Elissa is passionate about scaling people functions at tech startups. Prior to joining EverCommerce, she grew and led the People/HR functions at several high growth Chicago-based tech companies. Most recently she was the Head of Talent & HR at SpotHero, the leading online parking reservation service, and prior to that she was the Head of Talent Management at Avant, an online lending platform that has 800+ employees and has raised over $1 billion in capital. Prior to Avant, she worked as the Director of People at Belly, and was formerly VP of Empowerment at PaySimple.
Elissa holds a B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis, where she played varsity sports, and a M.S.L.A. from the University of Denver.