Elesa Paschke

Project Manager

"Problems that remain persistently insoluble should always be suspected as questions asked in the wrong way.”
– Alan Watts


Elesa Paschke, Project Manager, works closely with the Independent Schools Practice leader to manage complex studies conducted by the firm, ensuring the excellence and timeliness of client deliverables, and serving as a key liaison between the practice area leader and clients.

Prior to joining GG+A, Elesa worked as a social media and web search evaluator for Appen, an AI and data management company. In this position, she evaluated and categorized social media content for Appen’s clients’ major social media platforms. Elesa’s expertise includes multicultural communications, instruction, and data management. Her varied professional background also includes experience as a pharmacy technician, along with three years abroad as an English language tutor and instructor in Madrid and Jaén, Spain. In addition to developing English, science, history, art, culture, and music lessons for primary school students, Elesa prepared ESL learners for official language proficiency exams on behalf of the Spanish Ministry of Education and served the Regional Government of Andalusia as an assistant teacher. Previously, Elesa was also a copy editor for one of the largest student-run newspapers in the United States, The Independent Florida Alligator, in Gainesville, Fla.

Elesa holds a master’s degree in international relations from the Università di Bologna in Bologna, Italy, and a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Florida. She speaks Italian and Spanish, spent several months in Italy as a hostel receptionist, and volunteered at a refugee camp in Dunkirk, France.



  • American University
  • Columbus Academy
  • Concordia University (CAN)
  • Forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart
  • Girls Preparatory School
  • Hobart and William Smith College
  • Holderness School
  • Holland Hall
  • Hood College
  • Hutchison School
  • Miami Country Day School
  • Montclair State University
  • Porter-Gaud School
  • Queen's University (CAN)
  • Sage Hill
  • Saint Mary's Hall
  • St. John's Episcopal School (TX)
  • Tabor Academy
  • The Lovett School
  • The Rivers School
  • Trinity-Pawling School
  • Université de Montréal
  • University of California, Santa Cruz
  • University of Saskatchewan
  • University of St Andrews
  • Western University (CAN)

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