Over the past fifteen years, Elias has represented the President of Rotary International at numerous events, most especially at Rotary District Conferences throughout the United States, as well as in Canada, Mexico and Iceland. He has also served as keynote speaker at conferences - both for Rotary, as well as local, state and national Realtor events.
His unique speaking style immediately engages his audiences - whether a group of school children or a group of professionals, and from groups of seven up to fifteen hundred.
Elias is also a singer, with a rich bass-baritone voice and he has sung the National Anthem for three U.S. Presidents, and for over thirty years, he has opened the largest agricultural fair - The Fryeburg Fair - parade with his rendition of the National Anthem. He has also sung at the commission of the USS Maine (nuclear submarine) before an audience of twelve thousand spectators!