ELISE M. JOHNSON

ELISE M. JOHNSON

Career Interests

Energy Efficiency, Corporate Sustainability; Environmental Economics; Conservation; Policy Analysis

Education

MASTER OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT, May 2017
Nicholas School of the Environment
Duke University, Durham, NC
Concentration: Energy and Environment
Coursework: Energy systems modeling; environmental and energy economics
Campus Involvement: Nicholas School Energy Club; Business and Environment Club; Net Impact Club

MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, May 2017
Fuqua School of Business
Duke University, Durham, NC
Concentration: Financial Analysis

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN ASTROGEOPHYSICS, May 2009
Colgate University, Hamilton, NY
Coursework: Multivariable Calculus, Advanced Physics, Geology, Chemistry

Professional Experience

Personal Care Products Intern, Cradle to Cradle, San Francisco, CA. Summer 2015.

Clinique LLC, New York, NY
North America Marketing Associate. Promoted from Marketing Coordinator to Associate within 18 months. Led 3 cross-functional teams including global marketing, creative and sales operations in the design and execution of visual merchandising programs with emphasis on product placement and promotional activities. Investigated and proposed opportunities to reduce materials required for each update thereby reducing potential waste and non-recyclable plastics, many of which were implemented. January 2012 - April 2014

North America Marketing Coordinator. Responsible for managing a $6.5MM budget for skincare launches and $6MM budget for sampling programs, used for up to six new product launches annually. Supervised and executed North America new product launches from inception to in-store execution, ensuring all marketing collateral was effective and within budget. Partnered with field executives in maintaining in-store selling systems by placing all orders for product testers, graphics and shelf components. Created a database for and updated information for 2000+ retailer stores. August 2010 - December 2011

Other Experience

Guide, Discover Outdoors, New York, NY
Licensed New York State Trail Guide for Soho-based company with mission to improve quality of life via meaningful outdoor experiences. Focused on methods of reducing impact and protecting natural habitats through outdoor education. October 2012 – June 2014

Student Consultant, Duke University, Durham, NC
Conducted cost-benefit analysis of installing a micro hydro unit in a small catchment pond on campus for additional electricity generation. Member of five-person team. November 2014

Additional Information

<p>Certified Wilderness First Responder since 2006; Co-Founder of Clinique, Origins and Ojon Running Club; Member of BOLD (Building Outdoor Leaders and Doers)</p>

Skills

ecology
environmental health
marketing
negotiation
presentation development
program management
project management
survey design

Graduation Date

May 2017