Executive Directors:


Lisa Ellman

Co-executive Director
Washington, D.C.

Gretchen WesT

Co-executive Director
Silicon Valley


Founded in 2016, the Commercial Drone Alliance is co-led by industry veterans, Gretchen West and Lisa Ellman, both of Hogan Lovells LLP, a global law firm. Both Gretchen and Lisa are also co-founders of the Women of Commercial Drones group, a nationwide effort to encourage women to become involved in this market and to mentor women to become leaders in technology.


Board Members

Partnership & Collaboration