Elsa is a Partner of Acquire Investments and also the CEO of Clinical Research Management, Inc. (ClinicalRM). She began her journey in the US Peace Corps West Africa in the field of infectious disease control.
While there, she contracted malaria and came back to the US with a commitment to find treatments for diseases around the globe. In 1994, Ms. Tifft created ClinicalRM with headquarters in northeast Ohio. The firm has over 350 employees and operates globally.
In 2012, she’s was awarded the State of Ohio and National Small Business Person of the Year by the US Small Business Administration.