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Hallie Messenger

Senior Finance & Operations Manager
Hometown: Bellingham, WA

Hallie came to Elevate with a passion for mission-driven organizations and an interest in finance and business. In previous positions, Hallie was motivated by mission-driven work and set her sights on working in the nonprofit sector. Prior to joining the Elevate Operations Team, Hallie worked for the TGR Foundation, A Tiger Woods Charity, as a Fund Development intern — where she was introduced to her colleagues at Elevate. She has also worked with Olympic athletes as a Communications Intern at USA Water Polo and as a Corporate Partnerships intern with the Los Angeles Football Club for several months.

Hallie earned her BS in Business Administration from Chapman University in Southern California. She also tacked on a Philosophy minor. In college, Hallie played NCAA softball for one year.

As a new DC resident from the Pacific Northwest, Hallie enjoys exploring the city hopping from coffee shop to restaurant rooftop to museum to bookstore to a baseball game. With a love for all holidays, you can count on Hallie to keep the office decorated for all occasions!

What is your grammatical pet peeve?

When someone puts a $ in the wrong place (like following the amount).

What is your hidden talent?

Falling asleep during movies.

What is your favorite way to spend a Sunday afternoon?

Exploring the city with coffee in hand.

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