Meet the Hosts

Elaine Espinola Keltz

Elaine Espinola is a multimedia broadcast professional. She is a television producer and host, speaker, spokesperson and international best selling author. In 2015 Elaine was the reining Mrs. DC America and continues to promote the platform’ Empowerment for Women through Entrepreneurship’ advocating on behalf of small businesses and for the empowerment and women and girls everywhere. 

Elaine produces and hosts Capital Connect, a lifestyle television show, which entertains and empowers it’s audience through interviews with experts around our nations capital on a variety of trending topics that encourages conversation, connection and community. 

Elaine is a spokesperson for the Northern Virginia Human Trafficking Initiative and a trained speaker for the Northern Virginia Human Trafficking Task Force. She is also an Advisory Board  Member for the non-profit, Touching Heart, which teaches children the joy of giving. A media personality and frequent host, emcee and mistress of ceremony in the DC area, Elaine is featured on TV, in commercials and out and about in the DMV.

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James Everett Lee

James is a global executive who builds brands, tells stories, and helps organizations grow. James is also a subject matter expert who consults with companies on how privacy and security regulations impact marketing and business operations.

James served as Executive Vice President for Irish cybersecurity start-up Waratek; Chief Marketing Officer at data pioneer ChoicePoint; a global public affairs & communication executive at International Paper Company; and, on the advisory boards of two tech start-ups.

James led working groups for the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) on identity management and privacy. He is the former Chair and current Secretary of the respected Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC).

James holds academic credentials from the University of Arkansas, the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business, and the University of Texas Center for Identity. He is a life-long baseball fan (Let’s Go Nats!), a collector of pop culture, and a purveyor of useless facts.

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