Elyse Hackney

Senior Director


Elyse Hackney has spent two decades as a technology professional, specializing in higher education, strategic partnerships, and enterprise success. In her current role as a Senior Director of Partner Success for Guild, she leads a team focused on collaborating with education providers to unlock opportunities for America’s workforce through education, skilling, and supported pathways. Through these partnerships, she is energized by the opportunity to jointly innovate to create programs that truly drive mobility for the frontline. Prior to Guild, Elyse has enjoyed leading enterprise customer success teams at a variety of technology start ups. She holds a BA from Pomona College in Public Policy with a minor in Psychology. Elyse currently lives in Lafayette, Ca and when not working you will find her reading, gardening, or engaging in some water sport (sailing, scuba, or supporting her son at swim meets).