Elaine is an entertaining speaker and trainer who’s passionate about sharing her expertise and watching the light bulbs go off. A Canadian-American who’s polite and candid, she brings over 20 years of marketing and branding experience to her audiences. Her high-energy, interactive approach keeps business and nonprofit groups on their toes!


Elaine is the president and CMO of boutique agency, Solutions Marketing & Consulting LLC, located in sunny Scottsdale, Arizona. She has worked with clients across the U.S. on marketing and branding strategy, marketing communications, and graphic design, while her husband and partner, Allen, manages promotional products and custom printing. 


Elaine has been a contributing writer to The Business Journal and MarketingProfs, and currently contributes to SmallBizClub and Social Media Today. People in 100+ countries have read her blog, Totally Uncorked on Marketing, and her articles have appeared in many print and digital publications. She is also the author of Beyond Your Logo: 7 Brand Ideas That Matter Most For Small Business Success, a 2016 Finalist in the National Indie Excellence Awards as well as the Next Generation Indie Book Awards.

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