Elke joined VtSBDC in 2020 where she works with the lead center team on a wide range of administrative and systems projects. Her responsibilities have grown to encompass onboarding, online event management, and in-person event logistics. With a diverse employment history, including serving as an administrative assistant, and a human resources assistant, Elke has gained a wealth of experience. Moving around with her husband while he served in the Airforce provided Elke with a global perspective. With her team-oriented, “can do” approach, Elke is always looking for ways to collaborate and find innovative solutions. Originally from the Netherlands, Elke attended college in her home country before moving to the United States with her husband.