Elisa comes with significant experience in the operation, leadership and administration of corporate and government programs. She graduated from West Point and served as a military intelligence officer in the U.S. Army and Army Reserve. Since transitioning from the military, Basnight — also a military spouse and daughter — has continued to lead transformative change in a variety of senior executive roles on behalf of veterans and the military community, including as senior vice president of veterans programs of Health Net Federal Services with oversight of the administration of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) portfolio, as a presidential appointee at the Department of the Treasury as the chief of staff of the U.S. Mint and as director of VA’s Center for Women Veterans, which administers health care benefits, services and programs for more than 2 million women veterans.
A Twitter chat is like a meeting on Twitter; it has a specific discussion topic and a scheduled start time. Using the hashtag #MilCents at the end of each tweet, MFAN will ask questions to a group of financial experts.