“One today is worth two tomorrows.” – Benjamin Franklin
Maura serves as the Public Affairs and Communication lead for Elevate Health. In her role, she understands doing what you can today makes for a better tomorrow. She serves alongside Elevate Health’s CEO as the spokesperson for the organization, as a key liaison with media, and demonstrates exceptional communication skills across multiple platforms to further Elevate Health’s strategic goals and promote its cross-sector partnerships. In addition, she manages Elevate Health’s marketing operations and inbound marketing initiatives, oversees its social media, develops creative content, and supervises its proliferation in the digital space.
Maura has over a decade of experience in communications and marketing with a strong focus on the technology, interactive entertainment, global licensing, media, and finance industries. She began her career at Edelman working with Fortune 500 companies where she drove product launches, review programs, thought leadership, and media conversations toward positive results that aligned with her clients’ business objectives. With a mind for unique narratives and collaborations, she has woven stories for brands at major product milestones and events, such as the Consumer Electronics Show, Electronic Entertainment Expo, and Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. She was responsible for the launch of Starbucks’ first mobile applications, and served as the first communications lead for Turtle Beach, the leader in gaming audio. She also participated at the forefront of emerging influencer relations for brands in the consumer, fashion, and entertainment worlds.
Maura currently serves as a Board Member and Marketing Chair for the World Affairs Council of Tacoma. She’s previously volunteered with 826 National in New York and in California. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the Hussmann School of Journalism and Media at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Outside of work, Maura is often pursuing photography or a planning a trip abroad. She lives with her partner and a lot of plants in Tacoma, Wash.