Elise Shutzer is a government relations and grassroots strategist. Elise develops and oversees strategy for national grassroots, grasstops and coalition building campaigns. She manages various state and local outreach, lobbying, communications and development siting projects for corporations, coalitions and non-profits. Elise also has an extensive campaign background.
Prior to joining the Dewey Square Group in 2005, Elise worked in the Corporate Affairs division of Citizens Bank, where she assisted in the fields of government relations, charitable giving and corporate communications.
In addition, she was the recipient of the prestigious Rotary International Ambassadorial Fellowship to Madrid, Spain where she studied International Politics and Conflict Resolution. She is now a charter member of the Rotary Club of Dupont Circle in Washington DC.
She also serves as the Vice Chair of the Executive Board of the United Way of the National Capital Area’s Emerging Leaders.
Elise is a native of Swampscott, MA, and graduated with honors from the University of Pennsylvania with a double major in Diplomatic History and International Political Science.