Mary Ellen Slayter
CEO & Founder, Rep Cap
Mary Ellen Slayter leads new business development and strategy at Rep Cap. Before launching the agency 10 years ago, she served as director of content development at SmartBrief, as a columnist and financial editor at The Washington Post, and as a late-night server at Louie’s Cafe, where she learned the fine art of getting drunk LSU frat boys to pay their bill. She has a B.S. in agronomy from Louisiana State University, and an M.J. in journalism from the University of Maryland. She still can’t resist asking strangers about their first job.