Elise is a partner and private equity portfolio manager at Brown Advisory, with responsibilities across the firm’s fund, direct and strategic private market investments. Elise primarily focuses on venture capital, growth equity and sustainable investments for Brown Advisory’s flagship private market investment vehicles. She helped found and runs the Anchor Investor Network, the firm’s proprietary direct investment strategy for growth-stage private companies. Additionally, she helps lead many of Brown Advisory’s strategic and community-oriented private market investment strategies, including B|Innovative, a program designed to support innovative entrepreneurs in local communities, CrossBoundary, an international advisory and consulting firm, and Blueprint Local, an impact-driven Opportunity Zone strategy for which she serves on the Sustainable Advisory Council.


  • Tulane University, BS

Community Involvement

  • Board Member, University System of Maryland Momentum Fund
  • Board Member, Social Innovation Lab at Johns Hopkins University
  • Investment Committee Member, Conscious Venture Fund
  • Impact Advisory Board Member, Blueprint Local
  • Board Member, Green Street Academy


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