Elisa Demis

Elisa Demis

Community Representative for Northern Ohio at The Nature Conservancy

Location
Cleveland/Akron, Ohio Area
Industry
Philanthropy

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Elisa Demis's Overview

Current
Past
  • Owner at Elisa Demis, Esquire
  • Director, Legal Editorial Operations at Thomson Reuters Legal
  • Director, Contracts & Compilations at Banks-Baldwin Law Publishing Co. & West Publishing
  • Law Clerk at Yulish, Twohig & Associates Co., LPA
Education
Connections

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Elisa Demis' Summary

Seasoned leader and manager with over a decade of operational expertise. Well-organized and effective at negotiation and partnering. Strong communicator who leads teams through change. Years of budgeting, forecasting, and P&L experience.

Specialties

change management, operations management, building high-performing teams, project management, and human resources

Elisa Demis' Experience

Community Representative for Northern Ohio

The Nature Conservancy

Nonprofit; 1001-5000 employees; Nonprofit Organization Management industry

October 2011Present (3 years 1 month) Bay Village, OH

Member of The Nature Conservancy in Ohio's Philanthropy Team

Owner

Elisa Demis, Esquire

January 2011October 2011 (10 months)

Prepare wills, various power of attorney documents, prepare and review contracts, and consult on legal issues.

Director, Legal Editorial Operations

Thomson Reuters Legal

Public Company; 501-1000 employees; TRI; Computer Software industry

January 1998December 2010 (13 years)

Lead department of attorney editors, editors, programmers, and law students. Publish laws, regulations, and interpretations of the law in print and online. Work with authors and staff attorneys who write practical guidance across many areas of law.

Managed teams of 90 people (on campus and remotely) in collaborative setting, providing coaching. Established and met productivity measurements while achieving all quality goals for 660 print products and over 1,000 online databases. Grew annual revenue responsibility from $4M to $60M.

Director, Contracts & Compilations

Banks-Baldwin Law Publishing Co. & West Publishing

January 1993January 1998 (5 years 1 month)

Managed department of 20 attorney editors and editors. Negotiated contracts with authors, contractors, and freelancers. Developed custom publishing product proposals for private associations. Completed competitive bids for state contracts. Submitted business cases for new products and tools to help customers.

Law Clerk

Yulish, Twohig & Associates Co., LPA

March 1986May 1988 (2 years 3 months)

Research and writing in tort and probate law, including docket work.

Elisa Demis' Languages

  • Greek

Elisa Demis' Skills & Expertise

  1. Project Management
  2. Team Building
  3. Change Management
  4. Human Resources
  5. Operations Management
  6. Research
  7. Leadership
  8. Public Speaking
  9. Non-profits
  10. Program Management
  11. Event Planning
  12. Fundraising
  13. Volunteer Management

Elisa Demis' Education

Cleveland State University - Cleveland-Marshall College of Law

Juris Doctor, Law

19841987

Activities and Societies: Tau Epsilon Rho Law Society, Treasurer

Bowling Green State University

B.A., Political Science

19801984

Washington High School

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