The inspiration behind his work is guided by a quote: “No one gets out of here alive – make sure you live a life worth living.” Elie transitioned to writing and career mentoring after spending many years in engineering and recruiting. He created "How To Achieve More Than What You Think You Can" and "ResuMMe" MultiMedia Career Presentations. His insights were included in "101 Ways to Recession Proof Your Career" published by McGraw Hill. Lives in New Jersey, married and father of three. Enjoys travelling and running.