As the Senior Managing Director, Human Resources & Office Operations, Ellen is responsible for managing the firm’s operational support system, which includes information technology, human resources and strategic branding efforts across all business lines. Her various responsibilities involve handling benefits and employee onboarding/offboarding, telecommunications, and communicating with IT support. Additionally, Ellen acts as project lead and is the point of contact for client relations. Her technical expertise and tenacity are invaluable to the firm’s clients, leadership, and staff.

Prior to joining Bradford Allen, Ellen worked as an assistant at the University of Illinois at Chicago, where she handled the registration of core accounting courses. Ellen currently resides in the Lincoln Square neighborhood and enjoys traveling, cooking, and spending time with her nephew and nieces.