Director of Strategic Initiatives
Ms. Damaskos comes to the McCourt School from CCS Fundraising, where she served as a Senior Director, partnering with institutions across sectors including advocacy, arts and culture, and healthcare, with a particular focus on higher education, to advise senior leaders on philanthropic growth opportunities. In this role, Elena served as a strategic advisor to Georgetown’s Office of Advancement, and in the last 7 months, has been an indispensable member of our strategic philanthropic efforts here at the McCourt School. As a member of the Dean's Office, Elena will work to elevate and advance key institutional priorities, building bridges between the McCourt School, the University, and external partners. Elena received her AB from Harvard University and her MBA from Yale School of Management.