Elaine started her career at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond as a consumer affairs examiner dealing with consumer protection laws and regulations.
Elaine is currently a supervisory examiner in the safety and soundness division of Banking Supervision and Regulation of the Federal Reserve, with responsibility for the Legal and Fiduciary Risk unit. She works with Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering (BSA/AML) legislation, bank fraud, and fiduciary/trust issues. She is the advisor to the BSA Coalition, a group of financial institution and banking agency regulatory representatives who discuss, debate, and try to resolve BSA/AML issues.
Elaine is a graduate of Furman University (Bachelor of Arts) and the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University. In 2005, she obtained her MBA from Virginia Commonwealth University.