Elise Martinez

Elise Martinez

Senior Copywriter & Content Specialist

With over a decade of marketing and content strategy experience, Elise is a dedicated writer who specializes in education, business, and technology. Originally from Syracuse, N.Y., she holds a master’s in marketing communications leadership and a bachelor’s in communication and rhetorical studies from Nazareth University. As a former small business owner, Elise is inspired by the entrepreneurial spirit of the Golisano Institute and its dedication to affordable, real-world business education. Among the institute’s values, “Integrity” resonates with her most strongly, as she believes in the critical role of honesty and authenticity in business and life. Outside of work, Elise enjoys staying active at the gym, spending time in nature with her husband, and working towards her reading goal for the year.  



Favorite Inspirational Quote: 

The one thing you have that nobody else has is you. Your voice, your mind, your story, your vision. So, write and draw and play and dance and live only as you can. – Neil Gaiman   

Three fun facts:

  1. I was in an indie-rock band throughout high school and college.
  2. Before studying marketing, I pursued a master’s in fashion studies at Parsons School of Design.
  3. I was a Nickelodeon Summer Sweepstakes winner in the year 2000.