Meet our leadership team

Elise Neel

VP, Verizon Location Services & GM, MapQuest

When she’s not tap dancing or rapping about her teams, Elise Neel, VP, Verizon Location Services & GM for MapQuest, is reimagining location contextualization and the role it plays in consumer and B2B Navigation, Artificial Intelligence, Analytics, Advertising Segmentation and Emerging Technology. Supporting commercialization, product, engineering, marketing and sales, Elise's team works within Verizon to enable businesses across the firm to leverage the power of location in unique ways while also supporting thousands of direct customers around the globe.

Larisa Nunley

Head of Business Development & Operations

Known for her negotiation expertise, Larisa Nunley leads the Business Development & Operations team for MapQuest which includes the functions of partnership development and negotiation, partner management, advertising operations and finance and business operations. Her in-depth expertise in working across verticals with a wide range of companies from start-ups to Fortune 500 firms to develop “win-win” partnerships that facilitate revenue, brand and audience growth is unmatched. Reporting to the MapQuest GM, Larisa’s specialties include everything from strategic deal planning and negotiation, revenue and profit improvement and business management to account management and optimization.

David C. Kenna

Partner Management & PMO

When he’s not telling jokes and sharing Celtic wisdom, David is busy employing his cross discipline expertise and 15+ years of business development, program and project management (PM) experience across MapQuest. David reports directly to the MapQuest GM and his team is responsible for organizational alignment, streamlining all PM operations, and managing strategic deployment with key partners. David’s team also supports and curates development practices including Agile, Lean, XP, and RAD.