Our team

Everyone at ELM is a learner through and through. Author, indoor horticulturist, Ph.D. holder in physics, weekend DJ, award-winning learning architect, the list goes on. Our team brings a wealth of diverse experience to our projects.

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Andrew Fayad

As the CEO of ELM Learning, Andrew Fayad centers his leadership philosophy on the evolution of the way humans engage and learn. He’s known for investing in dozens of companies, his thirst for knowledge, and his love of fitness and grocery shopping.

As the CEO of ELM Learning, Andrew Fayad centers his leadership philosophy on the evolution of the way humans engage and learn. He’s known for investing in dozens of companies, his thirst for knowledge, and his love of fitness and grocery shopping.

Andrew Fayad

Co-Founder and CEO

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Lauren Prisco

Lauren Prisco is ELM’s VP of Professional Services, and she works to bring out the best in her team. She meets challenges head-on, whether it’s troubleshooting new solutions or juggling weekend baseball games between her two sons.

Lauren Prisco is ELM’s VP of Professional Services, and she works to bring out the best in her team. She meets challenges head-on, whether it’s troubleshooting new solutions or juggling weekend baseball games between her two sons.

Lauren Prisco

Vice President, Professional Services

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Chris Flesuras III

Chris Flesuras III’s approach to his role as LXD Lead and Learning Strategist is constant growth and adaptivity while creating opportunities for others to follow suit. He uses those same problem-solving skills for hi-fi audio systems and learning to love golf.

Chris Flesuras III’s approach to his role as LXD Lead and Learning Strategist is constant growth and adaptivity while creating opportunities for others to follow suit. He uses those same problem-solving skills for hi-fi audio systems and learning to love golf.

Chris Flesuras III

LXD Lead & Learning Strategist

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Paul Fayad

Paul Fayad is one of ELM’s co-founders and current CAO. He’s passionate about creating eLearning that encourages human growth and development and is the co-founder of several companies and foundations, including the East Side Youth Foundation.

Paul Fayad is one of ELM’s co-founders and current CAO. He’s passionate about creating eLearning that encourages human growth and development and is the co-founder of several companies and foundations, including the East Side Youth Foundation.

Paul Fayad

Co-Founder and CAO

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Brad Previti

ELM’s Sales Strategist Brad Previti connects ELM’s clients to the solutions that best fulfill their growth and development goals. Previti is especially adept at creative problem-solving and optimizing the learning process for maximum proficiency and results.

ELM’s Sales Strategist Brad Previti connects ELM’s clients to the solutions that best fulfill their growth and development goals. Previti is especially adept at creative problem-solving and optimizing the learning process for maximum proficiency and results.

Brad Previti

Sales Strategist

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Dori Malinowski

Dori Malinowski is a seasoned vet in the world of support services. She’s obsessed with learning and growth, which probably explains why she holds two Bachelor’s degrees, QBO certs, and participates in continuing ed in finance.

Dori Malinowski is a seasoned vet in the world of support services. She’s obsessed with learning and growth, which probably explains why she holds two Bachelor’s degrees, QBO certs, and participates in continuing ed in finance.

Dori Malinowski

Director of Support Services

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Jane Allen

Obsessed with the way beautiful data drives smarter decisions, Jane Allen is an award-winning accountant and puzzle enthusiast who excels in always seeing the bigger picture. She loves the feeling when she’s learned something to expand her perspective.

Obsessed with the way beautiful data drives smarter decisions, Jane Allen is an award-winning accountant and puzzle enthusiast who excels in always seeing the bigger picture. She loves the feeling when she’s learned something to expand her perspective.

Jane Allen

Controller

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Rebecca Irby

Rebecca Irby’s MO is the word “most.” As our Creative Director, Irby strives to create the most beautiful, most creative, most fun path to growth and development possible. Irby loves gaming, binge-watching home design shows, and firing up her grill.

Rebecca Irby’s MO is the word “most.” As our Creative Director, Irby strives to create the most beautiful, most creative, most fun path to growth and development possible. Irby loves gaming, binge-watching home design shows, and firing up her grill.

Rebecca Irby

Creative Director

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Allisun O’Connell

Allisun O’Connell collaborates with SMEs and designers to create memorable, beautiful, and impactful learning experiences. As ELM’s Sr. Learning Experience Designer and Strategist, she uses her expertise for solutions that surprise and delight.

Allisun O’Connell collaborates with SMEs and designers to create memorable, beautiful, and impactful learning experiences. As ELM’s Sr. Learning Experience Designer and Strategist, she uses her expertise for solutions that surprise and delight.

Allisun O’Connell

Sr. Learning Experience Designer & Strategist

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Stephanie Rychel

Stephanie Rychel is a project manager who excels in putting people in the right places at the right times. She loves when she sets a team member on the path to success through self-discovery and is a true cheerleader of personal growth.

Stephanie Rychel is a project manager who excels in putting people in the right places at the right times. She loves when she sets a team member on the path to success through self-discovery and is a true cheerleader of personal growth.

Stephanie Rychel

Lead, Project Management and QA

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Emily Gore

Emily Gore is a natural connector, which makes her perfect in her role in marketing and sales. She loves experiencing that lightbulb moment when a learner grasps a new concept regardless of background, situation, or beliefs.

Emily Gore is a natural connector, which makes her perfect in her role in marketing and sales. She loves experiencing that lightbulb moment when a learner grasps a new concept regardless of background, situation, or beliefs.

Emily Gore

Marketing & Sales Operations

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Carolin Dwaihy

ELM’s People Development Specialist Carolin Dwaihy is an award-winning HR and recruitment powerhouse. She loves being able to problem solve with compassion and perspective and leads her team with kindness and connection.

ELM’s People Development Specialist Carolin Dwaihy is an award-winning HR and recruitment powerhouse. She loves being able to problem solve with compassion and perspective and leads her team with kindness and connection.

Carolin Dwaihy

People Development Specialist

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Sharee Dorsey

Sharee Dorsey is a curious, ambitious project manager who is constantly learning something new. She loves to be an active participant in others' learning experiences and you can find her sampling food and traditions from other cultures, challenging herself with a new task, or conceptualizing while playing with her vintage Slinky.

Sharee Dorsey is a curious, ambitious project manager who is constantly learning something new. She loves to be an active participant in others' learning experiences and you can find her sampling food and traditions from other cultures, challenging herself with a new task, or conceptualizing while playing with her vintage Slinky.

Sharee Dorsey

Project Manager

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Katie Furchak

As one of ELM’s Art Directors, Katie Furchak excels at visualizing text as compelling, engaging scenarios and graphics. She loves olives, her dog Olive, and continually learning about design from her teammates.

As one of ELM’s Art Directors, Katie Furchak excels at visualizing text as compelling, engaging scenarios and graphics. She loves olives, her dog Olive, and continually learning about design from her teammates.

Katie Furchak

Art Director

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Michele Canning

ELM’s Art Director Michelle Canning is constantly pushing the creative boundaries of design to reframe the way we think about learning experiences. It’s no surprise that Canning loves decorating, digital painting, needle felting, and browsing the aisles of Target for inspo.

ELM’s Art Director Michelle Canning is constantly pushing the creative boundaries of design to reframe the way we think about learning experiences. It’s no surprise that Canning loves decorating, digital painting, needle felting, and browsing the aisles of Target for inspo.

Michele Canning

Art Director

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Gabi Vega

Animation is integral to our design strategy, and as ELM’s Animation Director, Gabi Vega collaborates with the creative team to breathe life and movement into every project. She loves the learning process, tacos, and drawing realistic portraits.

Animation is integral to our design strategy, and as ELM’s Animation Director, Gabi Vega collaborates with the creative team to breathe life and movement into every project. She loves the learning process, tacos, and drawing realistic portraits.

Gabi Vega

Animation Director