Elaina J, BS

Director of Human Resources


  • Career Enhancement Certification in Human Resources Management
  • Substitute Teaching License
  • Paraprofessional Educator Endorsement
  • Leadership and Management
  • Child Development and Developmental Disabilities
  • Where are you from?Palos Hills, IL (birth-18)
    Normal, IL (18-21)
    Palos Hills, IL (21-25)
    Chicago, IL (25-present)
    What did you study?Psychology at Illinois State University with an emphasis in Business Psychology/Human Resources
    Name the moment that inspired you to take your career path. At ISU I had a PHENOMENAL Business Psychology teacher who taught the course as if we were a company. He referred to us all as his associates and would send us random assignments in the middle of the night to have completed by a certain deadline. He called our final grades in the class our “Annual Performance Reviews”.
    What do you specialize in?Trying to keep everyone happy
    Coffee or tea? Coffee in the mornings and tea in the afternoons
    What do you consider to be your greatest accomplishment? Being featured on the “Showbiz Shelly Smackdown” on B96 where I won Coldplay tickets
    Books or movies?Movies—absolute favorite is the Titanic
    Where would you go on your dream vacation? Iceland
    Favorite children’s book? Goodnight Moon
    Winter or summer? Summer