Elise Eustace joined the FLC team in 2009 and has over 20 years of experience in marketing, sales, client relations, event management, public speaking, and writing. She has a B.A. degree in Communications with a minor in Business from Southwestern University in Georgetown, TX.

As Outreach Director, Elise is responsible for connecting FLC to local and regional communities raising the visibility of Foothills mission and programs through strategic partnerships, engagement events, and philanthropic initiatives. In addition to working at FLC, Elise has served on the City of Maryville’s Tree Board, the Smoky Mountain Planned Giving Council Board, and the Great Smoky Mountains Hiking Club Board of Directors. She is a graduate of the Experience Your Smokies Program and enjoys visiting the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and exploring other natural areas across the region.