Elle Carne is a project manager in B&D’s DC office. Prior to joining B&D, she worked as the operations manager for Capital City Public Charter School and most recently, as the director of operations at Mundo Verde Bilingual Public Charter School. She managed operational systems development and implementation as well as supported construction, transition logistics and team growth for both schools during times of expansion. She was responsible for the daily operations of the schools’ food service, front office, and facility, supply and risk management with a focus on environmentally sustainable operational practices. She earned a Master’s in Public Administration from the University of Washington’s (UW) Evans School of Public Affairs in 2011. Her undergraduate degree is a BA in History with minors in French, African and European Studies, also from UW. She participated in several non-profit leadership programs and has experience serving as a volunteer board member.