Paula Benson, Events Manager, has been with The Elliot Group since 2015. Paula has a background in Sales & Marketing, and Special Event Planning. She has 17 years of experience in the private sector and 8 years of non-profit management and volunteer experience. Her private sector marketing experience covers the hospitality, technology, direct marketing and financial industries. She gained operational management, fund raising, and event planning experience in the educational non-profit world. Paula is involved in a variety of volunteer positions in her community, including the YMCA, The Exchange, Forsyth County Schools and Next Generation Focus. She graduated from the University of Vermont where she was a member of the Varsity Softball and Soccer teams. Paula lives north of Atlanta with her husband, James and their two daughters.