As the Communications and Event Planning Assistant with OCED, Elisa assists in event planning and communications tasks involving OCED, its initiatives and its partners. She helps with marketing efforts and logistical details for events and workshops, maintains OCED’s social media presence, and provides updates to the various partners’ websites, among other tasks.
Elisa has been working closely with OCED since 2016 when she began as a Student Assistant with Fresno State’s Small Business Development Center. She had the opportunity to work as a Branding and Marketing Consultant with several small business in the Fresno county area. In late 2017, she began to work directly with OCED as the Communications Student Assistant. She then graduated from Fresno State in 2018 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design degree.