Elise Newman is highly experienced in every aspect of event production, including event design from concept through implementation and follow-up. She brings to each client management of the budgeting process, fundraising, committee organizing, coordination of talent, vendors and other suppliers required for a flawless presentation. She works closely with major donors, board members and event leadership including CEO's, celebrities and philanthropists.
As Director of Special Events for the Ms. Foundation for Women, Elise Newman produced the Annual Gloria Awards: A National Salute to Women of Vision, increasing this event's gross earnings by 60%. She was Coordinating Producer for the Ms. Foundation's 25th Anniversary Celebration in conjunction with the Annual Comedy Hour at Caroline's on Broadway Comedy Club, which aired on Lifetime Television. She implemented fundraising strategies for each of these major events as well as the Ms. Foundation's Take Our Daughters and Sons To Workday.