Having previously served has the Vice President of Communications at Victory Fund and Victory Institute, Elliot Imse leads LGBTQ Victory Institute as Executive Director. Prior to joining Victory, Elliot was Director of Policy & Communications at the DC Office of Human Rights (OHR), a government agency dedicated to eradicating discrimination in the District of Columbia. In that capacity, he worked with a multitude of communities to prevent discrimination through well-informed policy and community awareness. Before OHR, he focused on messaging and communications strategy for the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD). He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Harvard Gender and Sexuality Caucus – an organization that organizes and advocates for Harvard’s LGBTQ students, faculty, staff and alumni. He has a Master in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and a Bachelor degree in Journalism & Mass Communications from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.