JD, Tulane University Law School
BA, Pomona College
Elan is GridMatrix’s Director of Government Affairs. Prior to joining GridMatrix, Elan practiced corporate law in the project and infrastructure finance practice group at a global law firm, shifting into a business development function within the same group. Thereafter, he joined a startup that analyzed and consulted financial industry clients on gender pay gaps. Elan found his calling in government affairs at a disruptive consumer goods company, where he worked across global, federal, and state and local verticals to support sustainable business growth. Most recently, Elan worked as a consultant for a firm with a New York state and local practice, supporting government procurement, conflict resolution, and other public affairs objectives. He earned a bachelor's degree from Pomona College and a JD from Tulane University Law School. Elan is a lifelong New Yorker skilled at developing and executing on public affairs strategies.