Ela joined the Basilica Nov. 2019 as part of the Building and Grounds team. Ela supports the Director of Building and grounds, maintenance team and the Facilities Assessment committee. Ela brings an extensive background in finance having worked at Piper Jaffray for 20 years, as well as 10 years at various banking institutions. Along with 10 years as an office manager with several churches including St. Bridget in North Minneapolis. Outside of work; summers will find her in her extensive garden and winters will find her selling vintage clothes, jewelry and antiques on line.