Elva has been a Tredyffrin resident for over 20 years. She is the President and CEO of Bankins Consulting Services, Inc., an executive coaching, recruitment and leadership development firm located in the Great Valley Corporate Center. She has held senior positions managing business development, P&L and Human Resources. She has also been involved in several business start-ups, and considers herself to be an entrepreneur at heart.
A founding member of the Advisory Board of the PNC Women’s Financial Services Network, Elva has served on the Boards of Surrey Services, the Women’s Resource Center, the Upper Main Line YMCA, Leadership Philadelphia and the Greater Philadelphia Senior Executive group. She is past President of The Forum of Executive Women.
She has been the recipient of numerous awards including “Best 50 Women in Business” in Pennsylvania, the “Take the Lead” award from the Girl Scouts of Southeastern PA, and the “Philadelphia Women of Distinction” award by Philadelphia Business Journal.
Elva is passionate about putting her years of experience as a business owner and leader to work for the community she has called home for many years.
She has a B.A. in Organizational Management from Eastern College. She and her husband Dennis Baxter live in Daylesford Lakes in Berwyn.
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