Elaine was raised and worked on a small dairy farm in Western New York, born the second of eight siblings. She worked in various offices doing accounting and as a paralegal for a law firm doing real estate transactions. Moving to middle Tennessee in 1985, she went to work for Ambassador Printing & Office Supplies for 16 years. She acquired her real estate license in 2001. She greatly enjoys helping buyers & sellers negotiate through the process of their purchase or sale, whether it is new construction, existing home, or land.
She has been married to a locally born, custom home builder/contractor for 25 years. They have four children, seven grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. She and her husband are members of Wilson Line Baptist Church in Smyrna.