Elise Mackevich Salchli

Finance and Administration Manager

Elise has more than 20 years of experience overseeing all financial and operations facets for nonprofits, including human resources, finance, compliance, and management.  Previously, she was the Director of Finance and Administration for Illinois Humanities, known for instituting initiatives that attain organizational objectives.

Elise has been responsible for directing organization-wide financial operations to execute mission-critical projects, supporting Illinois’ social, political, and economic development. Her colleagues have recognized Elise for managing based upon her belief in treating all with dignity, fairness, equity, and inclusion.

Elise has two daughters, Candida and Daisy, and lives in Chicago with her husband Fred and dog, Graham. She can be reached at elise@literatureforallofus.org.