Elle Chan 87F

Chair Outreach and Advancement

Elle Chan joined the Board of Trustees in 2019.

Having gained deep experience in project management at Industrial Light + Magic (ILM), Lucasfilm’s premier visual effects film company, Elle co-founded Trademark Event Productions, Inc. in 1997 to fuse the discipline and artistry of project management to corporate event production. She also serves as co-CEO.

In her 22 years as Executive Producer at Trademark, Elle has driven client acquisition, creative services, and finance, in addition to managing critical account services for clients in the technology (Slack, Google), retail (Lacoste), entertainment (Lucasfilm), medical technology (Medtronic, Zeiss, Bausch + Lomb) and pharmaceutical (Genentech) industries.

Recently, Trademark has joined forces with charity: water, a world-renowned non-profit that is funding clean water projects in 24 countries across the globe. Under her guidance, the company expanded its team and diversified its scope of services to include marketing tours and conferences across the US, evaluation of strategic marketing programs, tradeshow properties and management, and press events.

Most recently, Elle led the launch of TRADEMARK TESTING, a solutions-driven partnership of software, medical, and logistics experts to provide COVID testing operations for corporate and academic campuses. Thousands of residents and patients have been tested, in collaboration with UCSF in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Elle earned a B.A. in film production and advertising at Hampshire.