Elaine Griffith is the Marketing Intern for The Menkiti Group and Keller Williams Capital Properties. In her role, she is responsible for assisting the enterprise with their digital branding efforts, social media campaigns and storytelling as well as managing various graphic design projects and refreshing marketing collateral.
Elaine is going into her senior year at American University where she is studying public relations and graphic design and has a passion for storytelling and visual branding. During the Spring 2022 semester, she studied in Rome, Italy where she was inspired to learn more about how communication looks in other cultures. One project that stood out during her time in Italy was branding a piazza in the heart of Rome. She was responsible for designing a logo and signage as well as crafting copy related to the vibrancy and culture of that specific piazza and completed the semester-long project with a full pitch.
Prior to her time at American, Elaine found her love for PR and graphic design and began taking design courses. Throughout high school she held many leadership positions in school including FBLA president and was on the student council. Elaine is an avid runner, having completed a half marathon in Mallorca, Spain, and is passionate about great coffee and traveling the globe. While she grew up in Fort Mill, South Carolina, Elaine currently resides in UNW Washington, DC and is set to graduate from American in the spring of 2023.