“I am excited to serve The LEAD Project and the young professionals of the Twin Cities in a function that connects them with the community and enables personal growth through service.”
Ellen grew up in a northwest suburb of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and headed west to the University of Minnesota where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Human Resources and Industrial Relations from the Carlson School of Management. Currently, she is a health care consultant at Optum. In addition to LEAD, she volunteers at Success Beyond The Classroom where she shares her passion for education in STEM classes with 5th and 6th graders. In her spare time, Ellen plays volleyball, fishes at her family’s cottage, and enjoys eating tasty food with family and friends.