Elise Franklin | Account Executive | Account Executive Elise Franklin moved to Bend in 1993 and created and operated Bend’s long-standing clothing store, Local Joe. In 2003, Elise shifted to media sales and marketing full-time, working in radio, television, digital, and print advertising. She also ran a small advertising agency and served as the media buyer for the McLeod-Skinner Congressional campaign. In her spare time, Elise is a jazz vocalist and jazz event producer, performs in local theatre, and teaches martial arts. Her pride and joy are her two sons raised in Bend, Will and Gus Cohen.