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April 4-6, 2025

Word of South

Ely Rosario

Elizabeth Rosario, known to everyone as Ely, is a vibrant, intelligent, and incredible force in her community. She holds a Master’s of Business Administration from Colorado State University and a bachelor’s degree in Communications with Business from Florida State University. Ely is the Business Manager at Jackson Properties and has been with the company for almost 20 years. She is also a real estate investor with properties in three different cities in Florida, has taught Entrepreneurship at the Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship, and was the race director for the Tallahassee Marathon and Half Marathon in 2017 receiving the Director of the Year award. She is part of Leadership Tallahassee Class 35, Leadership Florida Class 39, 25 Women you need to know in 2023 and a Board Member for Choose Tallahassee.

Ely is also an author. She began by being a guest writer at Visit Tallahassee. She writes at and has been a contributor author for Tallahassee Women Magazine helping women manage their finances. She’ll be discussing her new book, 100 Things Tallahassee as part of our Bicentennial Panel at this year’s Word of South.