Project Manager, Trenton Makes, Inc.
A graduate of The College of New Jersey with a BA in English, Jesse Elliot has been involved in community revitalization projects in Trenton for the past 3 years. Recently, in partnership with Rockbridge Designs, he is responsible for the creation of this website.
In November of 2010, Mr. Elliot began his career in community development as a Volunteer in Service to America (VISTA) Development Assistant for Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of New Jersey, a child-advocacy non-profit based in Trenton. There, he established two, first-annual fundraisers; raised over $70,000 through grant writing, event planning, and community-based fundraising efforts; revitalized social media resources; and managed volunteer recruitment campaigns. After his year of service, Mr. Elliot joined Trenton Makes as a Project Manager. Since coming on board, he has helped manage Trenton Makes’ properties; implemented new social media resources; and helped manage Trenton Makes’ real estate development projects.
Mr. Elliot is a licensed real estate sales person and is an active member of the community. He sits on the city of Trenton’s Green Team, which is established to help Trenton obtain Sustainable New Jersey certification. He is also a fundraising committee member for the South Trenton Area Residents’ Society (STARS) as well as a freelance reporter for the Robbinsville Advance Newspaper. He is also the founder and director of the Trenton Area Music Club.
Mr. Elliot currently lives in Princeton Junction. He is the brother of Luke, Nicholas, and Sophia Elliot, and the son of Norbert Elliot and Lorna Silver.