Account Executive / Astrology Aficionado

Nothing makes Elena happier than a well-crafted email and a pink tool box

Elena Saunders is a communications strategist who was trained in politics and has quickly learned to love applying political speed and agility to consumer brand management. She always has her thumb on the pulse of cultural conversations, driving successful digital engagement strategies for both Fortune 100 clients and lean non-profit organizations.

Elena’s years of experience in mobilizing voters and activating donors has honed her sense of what motivates people to take action.  While working on numerous local, state, and national-level campaigns, Elena found her passion for connecting with Illinoisans face-to-face to continue conversations about injustice, progressive policy, and real-world solutions. Her background in grassroots organizing inspires her digital engagement with consumers, always aiming to spark dialogue and create community with eye-catching creative and grade A copy.

Elena has degrees in both Political Science and Women’s and Gender Studies from DePaul University and brings a focused, personal direction to dealing with progressive political issues and social strategy. She is a proud Ohioan and Scorpio.

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