- What was your first job?
Flight attendant at World Airways going in and out of Vietnam and working for the Red Cross.
- What's on your CD player?
Robert Mirabal's “Music from a Painted Cave,” a mix of Native American and rock music.
- Who inspires you?
Carol Bartz, president of Autodesk; Carly Fiorina, CEO and chairman of Hewlett-Packard; Meg Whitman, CEO of eBay. Their accomplishments are extraordinary.
- What does your hometown have that no other hometown has?
The Arch! I'm originally from St. Louis.
- What movie character would you be?
Annie Oakley. She was a pioneer. When I started in this business, I was also a pioneer in a young in industry. Annie was charming but tough and had a great singing voice — I'm a frustrated Mariah Carey.
Elaine Macy is a founding partner in Ambassadors Performance Group, Novato, Calif., which specializes in high-end incentives, meetings, and user conferences.