Elyse Barr has over nine years of experience working throughout the corporate and non-profit industries. Elyse exemplifies strong leadership skills and cultivates relationships with some of the industry's most influential people. Whether it’s charitable giving, corporate fundraising or event planning, Elyse possesses the resourcefulness and interpersonal competency to meet and exceed each client’s goals.
In 2010, Elyse joined JR Turnbull Communications. After only a year at the company, Elyse successfully secured a one-on-one meeting with Chrysler Group LLC’s Chairman and CEO, Sergio Marchionne, which then transpired into the Detroit Jazz Festival’s first ever Vehicle Ride and Drive experience, preceding a presenting sponsorship of the Festival in 2012 and 2013.