“I believe that every person is born with talent. ”

Maya Angelou

Ellen is an emeritus executive of Walker Sands executive team, having been a co-founder of the agency and serving as its COO and on the Board for over a decade.

As part of her many operational duties at Walker Sands, Ellen oversaw Human Resources, was charged with recruiting all of the awesome people who work here, fostered the company culture, and laid the foundations that to this day help make Walker Sands a great place to work.

Ellen has moved on from Walker Sands to focus on old passions and new endeavors, including mentoring other executives and advocating for social justice issues that are important to her.

Prior to Walker Sands, she worked in management consulting at what is now Accenture, where she was a Change Management specialist. She has also served in leadership roles in the nonprofit world, having been the Executive Director of the Oak Park Children's Museum and overseeing numerous programs at a nonprofit in New Haven, Connecticut.

Ellen has a bachelor's degree in operations management from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business.