Elaine began her insurance career at Penn National Insurance in 1972, after graduating from Cedar Cliff High School. She started working at Darr-Thumma Insurance in 1983, which was later purchased by Strickler Agency. Elaine is a Personal Insurance Specialist.
Elaine is from New Cumberland, PA, and moved to the Carlisle area around 1975. She has two adult children, Keith and Kelly. She is a former Girl Scout leader, is active in her church including the choir, loves to go camping, and likes reading, especially books by Mary Higgins Clark and Carol Higgins Clark. Elaine also enjoys cooking and canning with her daughter.