Senior Impact Strategist, VP of Field Building for Topos Public
Elaine is an experienced public policy advocate and nonprofit communications expert. She joined Topos in 2022 after several years with the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and Dēmos. Before that Elaine served as the Director of the North Carolina Budget and Tax Center, where she led successful campaigns to increase the minimum wage, raise taxes on top-earners, and establish a state Earned Income Tax Credit. Elaine also brings her leadership insights to her role as a Board member of the North Carolina Budget & Tax Center and The Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy.