MBA, AEP, CLTC, RFC, CPA
Ellen has over 30 years experience in business consulting and is committed to sharing her expertise with the business community, individuals and organizations.
CPA and Business Consultant:
Business consulting tax and accounting services are provided to businesses, professional practices and individuals. She has over 30 years experience in public accounting, including the international firm of Coopers & Lybrand.
In the last 25 years, she has founded and built 2 traditional CPA practices and a financial services firm, including general management, marketing and public relations, client acquisition, development of business systems, and hiring and development of personnel.
Published Author & Amazon Bestseller: Turning Your Passion Into Your Dream Business (Success Now Publishing, 2011)
Former Adjunct Professor of Business at Kennesaw State University and Mercer University
Speaker for Conventions and Organizations
Nominated for 2009 NAWBO Women Entrepreneur Award
Nominated for 2008 SBA-Financial Champion Award for Georgia
Nominated for 2008 Georgia Writers Association Non-Fiction Award
2007 Cobb Chamber of Commerce Top 25 Small Business Award
2007 Cambridge Who’s Who Among Executives and Professionals Award
2006 National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) WE Inspiration Award
2006 Kennesaw Mayoral Award for Excellence
2005-2006 Kiwanis President’s Honor Roll for Outstanding Service
2005 Kennesaw Citizen of the Year
President’s Award 2003 – Kennesaw Business Association
1995 Women of Achievement of YWCA
Class 2000-Leadership Cobb County Chamber, Georgia
Class 1987-Leadership Lee County, Florida
1976-First All Girl Crew CMCS Sailboat Race
1975-Shrimp Festival Queen and Miss Fort Myers Beach
Past Treasurer – NAWBO-National Association Women Business Owners-Atlanta
Past Chairman – Kennesaw State University Foundation Planned Giving Committee
Past President, Past Board Secretary, Past Finance Director-Kiwanis Club of Marietta
Vice President and Past Treasurer – Westover Community Association, Inc.
Secretary – Swift-Cantrell Park Foundation, Inc.
Past Board Member – AWSCPA-Atlanta Chapter
Past Secretary/Treasurer – WellStar Health Systems Foundation
Past-Chairman of the Board and Treasurer -YWCA of North Georgia
Past-President – Women in Financial Services-Atlanta
Past President -Georgia Society of CPA’s- North Atlanta Chapter
Past President -Estate Planning Council of North Georgia
Past Treasurer-Visions Anew, Divorce Resources for Women
Past-Treasurer – Kennesaw Business Association
Past Board Member-15 years – Business School of Kennesaw State University
Past President – Principia Homeowners’ Association
MBA – Georgia State University BSBA – University of South Florida