Author: Elisa Pratt

Elisa B. Pratt, MA, CAE, is an association guru and expert in strategic nonprofit solutions that increase membership, diversify revenue and ensure relevance. Prior to the founding of Brewer Pratt Solutions, LLC, she served for nearly 20 years as an impactful association management executive with several national trade and individual membership associations. Known for her candid and hyper-custom approach, Elisa architects innovative engagement solutions, tactical member development campaigns and operational effectiveness strategies. With a unique background in fundraising and advocacy, membership and stakeholder relations, as well as national and chapter operations, Elisa’s diverse expertise makes her a valuable partner and advisor to both national and international non-profit clients.


4 ways to attract younger members

Do you know who your members will be 10 years from now? By 2025, Millennials will account for 75 percent of the American workforce. By 2030, just 10 years from now, Generation Z will start to occupy senior leadership roles and indeed, Generation Alpha will be leaving school and starting their own careers. The intent […]


Is your D&O ready for new risks brought by COVID-19?

Editor’s note: This blog post originally ran on Volunteer leaders play a key role in many nonprofit associations. While elected officers and board members navigate a path for their own businesses and families through the COVID-19 crisis, they are also providing governance to associations during these difficult times. Being a director or officer has […]


4 keys to ensure your virtual events are actually engaging

Editor’s note: This blog post originally ran on Elisa Pratt’s LinkedIn page.  Here in the United States, we are potentially in only the early stages of this global health crisis, and I have already reached my limit. Like you, I’m being barraged by literally hundreds of virtual event invitations! I can’t take any more boring […]