Marketing Strategy, Graphic Design, Branding, Project Management, Email Marketing, Ad Creation, Adobe Creative Cloud
As the broker project manager at Compass Commercial, Ellisse works closely with Compass brokers to create marketing strategies for each listing and develop high-quality marketing materials from flyers to offering memorandums. Ellisse maintains the Compass brand, designs all company collateral, manages the marketing CRM, oversees the marketing budget and handles all advertising. Another less official title Ellisse has proudly claimed is the purveyor of fun stemming from her desire to keep the Compass culture alive and vibrant. She does this by planning company events, happy hours and the Annual Compass Appreciation Party.
Background & Experience
Ellisse was born and raised in Central Oregon and brings her knowledge of the region to create better marketing materials for our clients. After interning at Compass Commercial in 2008, Ellisse attended Oregon State University receiving a Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design. She gained more experience as a freelance designer creating logos for numerous local businesses. Prior to rejoining Compass Commercial in 2013, she worked with Eagle Crest Resort on branding clothing for their gift shop and designing menus and signage for their café.
Ellisse is an active member of the community. She is currently a 4-H Club leader of a home ec club, a member of the band at her church, and a volunteer graphic designer for her church. In prior years, Ellisse has coached volleyball for Ridgeview High School and various volleyball clubs. Ellisse is an active member of the volleyball and beach volleyball community as well as the Bend Young Professionals.
- Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design, Minor in Business and Entrepreneurship; Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, Magna Cum Laude
Accomplishments & Accolades
- Promoted to Broker Project Manager — 2019
- Promoted to Senior Designer — 2017
- Promoted to full-time Graphic Designer — 2014
- Joined Compass Commercial part-time — 2013
- Helen Plinkiewisch Art Scholarship — 2010
- Norma Seibert Printmaking Scholarship — 2009