Elyse Braner is the Director of People + Culture at Pacers Running, where she oversees all aspects of Community Marketing, Recruiting, and Human Resources. Elyse has worked with Pacers since 2011, where she has also served as a Fit Specialist and the Community Manager, and has spent over a decade growing and creating community and building meaningful, authentic relationships for Pacers in Washington, DC and Northern Virginia. Her expertise in building community has also been the catalyst behind Pacers successful employee recruitment. Elyse has also held roles at lululemon in Community Marketing and marketing, HR, and recruiting roles at two Washington, DC law firms. She also held a previous role as the Manager of Endurance sports at the Greater Washington Sports Alliance. Elyse has also served on the boards of Girls on the Run-DC and Back on My Feet-DC and is a current board member or Run Hope Work. In her spare time, Elyse enjoys running and training for triathlon. She ran collegiately at Smith College, and has run over 30 marathons.