Elise studied at Johnson & Wales University in Providence, where she earned a Certificate as an Administrative Secretary. She previously lived in Ohio, where she completed bookkeeping courses at Cuyahoga County Community College and served as an executive secretary to a CPA firm in Solon, Ohio.
Elise became interested in the legal profession after a temporary assignment to a law firm. When she returned to Rhode Island in 1987, she worked as a legal assistant in East Greenwich, then joined Sullivan & Sullivan in 2008 as a legal assistant and receptionist.
As part of the Sullivan & Sullivan team, Elise has enjoyed professional growth opportunities in a supportive, friendly, and fun atmosphere. She has a strong working relationship with her colleagues and clients, which makes work a gratifying experience.
Eise is married with two adult sons.
When she is not working, Elise volunteers at the Rhode Island Family Shelter and enjoys travelling, walking the beach, bike riding, and kayaking.