Elise works at the Institute for Faith, Work & Economics and grew up in Fairfax Station, Va. She graduated from James Madison University in May 2011 with a BBA in economics and a concentration in European business. Previously, Elise worked as the Business Development Coordinator at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C. She has also served as an intern for the Values & Capitalism project at the American Enterprise Institute and as an intern for the Acton Institute in Grand Rapids, Mich. Her articles have been published in Real Clear Religion, The Detroit News and AFF Doublethink. Elise is on Twitter at @eliseamyx. Views expressed are her own and do not reflect those of The Institute for Faith, Work & Economics.