Elena Montanye - Communications and Alumni Relations Coordinator

Elena Montanye is a writer based in Minneapolis, MN. She has a BA in English - Rhetoric and Writing from the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse and is an AmeriCorps VISTA alumna. In her role at IncDev, Elena manages social media, develops creative content, and tells the diverse stories of IncDev’s outstanding alumni.

Elena comes to IncDev with professional experience in the fields of journalism and health communications. She is a lover storytelling in all its forms, but her favorites are novels, podcasts, and musical theater (though she’s not above a good old fashioned Netflix binge). Outside of IncDev, Elena “side hustles” as a freelance writer and digital storyteller.

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Gracen Johnson - Director of Content & Contribution

From the earliest days of the IncDev Alliance, Gracen Johnson has been building up our curriculum, content, and creative assets. As the Director of Content & Contribution, she continues to work behind the scenes in Toronto to develop new learning materials like case studies, PSAs, articles, and presentations. Gracen is a guiding force and producer behind nearly everything we publish at IncDev, working hard to distill our faculty’s wisdom into approachable and actionable material.

Gracen loves this work so much that she has taken responsibility for growing IncDev’s creative capacity. The other half of her role is to attract and secure the revenue to finance IncDev’s content production ambitions so we can refine and package all the ideas we’re dying to share.

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