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Heather Elias, an Agent Genius

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Heather Elias is the newest writer at Agent Genius and we are enthusiastic about her joining us! Heather is a self-proclaimed tech geek and loves learning about technology that more readily connects her with her clients in Loudon County, Virginia. Heather is very active in the social media world and you can often find her twittering about various local events and local real estate.

Heather has a degree in Public Relations and has an amazing grasp on reputation management and marketing and we can’t wait to learn more from her as she joins the Agent Genius group. Please welcome Heather in the comments!

Lani is the COO and News Director at The American Genius, has co-authored a book, co-founded BASHH, Austin Digital Jobs, Remote Digital Jobs, and is a seasoned business writer and editorialist with a penchant for the irreverent.



  1. Matt Stigliano

    September 26, 2008 at 4:52 pm

    Oooooh I get to be first!

    Welcome Heather! Public relations background, eh? Should be very helpful to all of us!

  2. Jason Sandquist

    September 26, 2008 at 4:58 pm

    Ooooooh I get to be the second!

    Congrats on the new gig

  3. Lisa Sanderson

    September 26, 2008 at 5:00 pm

    Yay, Heather…congrats on this great new gig!! Can’t wait to hear what an actual bonafide PR person has to say about this crazy business. Get crackin’ on those articles!

  4. Robert D. Ashby

    September 26, 2008 at 5:04 pm

    Ok, I need to start congratulating those that AG has recently been picking, especially those that I got to meet in Vegas. Congrats, Heather, on becoming a genius.

  5. Jay Thompson

    September 26, 2008 at 5:27 pm

    It’s like an Connect SF reunion around here!

    Heather rocks. I hear she throws a wicked fastball too.


  6. Rocky

    September 26, 2008 at 5:32 pm

    ET Tu? The benefit package here at AG is the best! Make sure you take advantage of the Dental!

    Great to have you here!


  7. Jay Thompson

    September 26, 2008 at 5:35 pm

    Lani – Please convert my 401K to dental. And you got that vacation request, right?

  8. Toby & Sadie

    September 26, 2008 at 5:57 pm

    I knew I liked you for a reason Ms. Heather as a fellow PR person. Spent 8 years working in higher education public relations.

    Congrats on your amazing honor of becoming a genius!

  9. Bob Carney

    September 26, 2008 at 6:42 pm

    WOW, just about everyone I know is over here. Congrats on this wonderful addition to AG. MWA to HthrFlynn

  10. Mike Mueller

    September 26, 2008 at 6:43 pm

    No way!

    You know with the addition of just one more you have the perfect Charlies Angel picture…

    Besides, she says I look HOT!

  11. Mike Mueller

    September 26, 2008 at 6:48 pm

    Just found the original photo:

  12. Nick Bastian

    September 26, 2008 at 7:15 pm

    Wow! Another one of my favorites! Heather is such a great personality. She is kind, fun AND a geek! Another great addition to the Genius crew….

  13. ines

    September 26, 2008 at 10:27 pm

    Heather! Heather! heather!! woot woot

  14. Bill Lublin

    September 26, 2008 at 10:50 pm

    It keeps getting hotter and hotter here with all the amazing women – now that’s Genius at work
    Stuck with a crappy wireless connection in Chicago until seconds ago, and look at the wonderful surprise I get when I finally get on line! Thanks for the lovely surprise Lani! Welcome Heather – so nice to see more than 140 characters of you!

  15. Missy Caulk

    September 27, 2008 at 5:34 am

    Heather, (((clink, clink))) and she makes great margarita’s too !! Congratulations !

  16. Paula Henry

    September 27, 2008 at 7:49 am

    Heather – What terrific accolades here! Looking forward to getting to know you here at AG. Welcome!

  17. Jeremy Hart

    September 27, 2008 at 10:00 am

    Wow, and I get to be 17th! Congrats to Heather, and all the new Genius writers!

  18. Heather Elias

    September 27, 2008 at 10:38 am

    Thanks for the warm welcome! Feels good to be home. =)

  19. Ginger Wilcox

    September 27, 2008 at 3:36 pm

    welcome!!! Jay is right, it is like SF connect again. Agent Genuis keeps getting better and better!

  20. Kim Wood

    September 27, 2008 at 4:14 pm

    Yay!!! Congrats to you! So happy to celebrate with you last night !!! Looking forward to great things you have to say …. !

  21. Mike Lefebvre

    September 27, 2008 at 11:28 pm

    Congrats Heather!

    “Shots of Patron for all my genius friends!” (wink, wink….)

    ; )

  22. Rich Jacobson

    September 28, 2008 at 4:26 pm

    Heather: It is WAY cool to have you as part of the AG family! You’re the perfect addition!

  23. Heather Elias

    September 28, 2008 at 6:10 pm

    Thanks so much everyone…I can’t say how much of an honor it is to be part of the Genius family!!

  24. Matthew Rathbun

    September 28, 2008 at 7:43 pm

    Awwww, look at that smile! This was of course a natural addition. She is after all, from Virginia, quite smart and has just a dose of being snarky. Very cool to see you around these parts!

  25. Heather Elias

    September 30, 2008 at 10:24 am

    (so my Dad came along and read this, because of course he’s totally proud of me ~~thanks, Dad!~~ and he was laughing over the comments…said, these people definitely know you well!! Yes indeed, the friends that live inside my computer are just as much my friends when I see them in person….)

  26. Mariana Wagner

    September 30, 2008 at 3:47 pm

    YAY! Welcome to the clan. I look forward to your insights. 🙂

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