Elana is senior faculty recruitment director for The Shift Network, an online transformational education company. Prior to joining Shift, Elana founded an international events consulting company, Elite Events Group, where her clients included the wellness retreat center 1440 Multiversity, Sutter Health, Wisdom 2.0, and the iRest Institute.
Elana spent 13 years as conference director for Yoga Journal, developing a successful vision for the magazine’s national conference business, and growing the business from one annual live conference to five. For six years prior to that, she was executive director of The Learning Annex of San Francisco, California’s largest adult education organization. Throughout her career, she has been responsible for programming faculty for both live and online event platforms.
Trained in the dramatic arts, Elana is an accomplished thespian who has performed off-Broadway, in summer stock, regional theatre and even as a singing waitress!