As Managing Partner, Marketing and Operations, Elaine wears many hats at TurningPoint Executive Search. She oversees corporate branding, marketing, social media strategies, website management, daily operations, and human resources.
Born and raised in Australia, Elaine came to San Diego in 1993 through the University of Queensland’s international exchange program. In 1995, she moved to Oregon where she worked for a federally funded job training program teaching classes in job search techniques and assisting candidates with career transition. In 1998, Elaine returned to San Diego and worked for a major staffing agency until she left in 2000 for a Human Resources Management opportunity.
In April 2008, Elaine joined the TurningPoint Executive Search team as their first Talent Manager, handling recruiting, career coaching, and training. Passionate about emerging technologies, branding trends, Elaine applied her eye for design as she transitioned to Director of Marketing in 2012.
Elaine also manages the marketing and operations for the Sales & Marketing Leadership Alliance (SMLA). Supporting over 120 members, the SMLA is committed to providing best-in-class speakers, peer-2-peer networking, and professional development to the region’s leaders.
Elaine lives in San Diego with her husband, a Marine Scientist, their children, and her adorable cats. In her spare time, Elaine serves as Booster President for the SRHS Music Program, enjoys BBC television shows, reading mystery novels, and travels as often as she can.