Ellen, Business Development
Born and raised on Long Island, Ellen moved to Florida in 2001 and now considers herself a Floridian. She graduated with an IT degree from Briarcliffe College in NY with the top honor of summa cum laude and as valedictorian of her class. She also completed her MCSE (Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer) certification. Ellen is a business development representative who has been in the recruiting and staffing industry since 2005 and has worked with companies in construction, manufacturing, logistics, IT, healthcare, agriculture, finance, etc. to place people in positions from entry to executive levels. She has also worked in financial services and IT industries. However, helping business owners create awareness in the marketplace through marketing and branding initiatives is what really drives her. In addition to her business consulting work, Ellen is an iHeart radio/podcast/TV talk show host with a weekly show – Treasure Coast Connector. She puts a spotlight on local business owners uncovering why they started their companies and what makes their products and services unique and special. Ellen enjoys being active in the community and is on the planning committee for weVenture’s Women Wine & Shoes. She also helps Hungry Hearts Outreach Ministries with various projects and events. For fun, Ellen loves to knit, read and go on nature walks. She is married to Omar, and their capricious cat, Mr. Skitters, rules the house.