A seasoned veteran of policy and politics and a native of Greenville, South Carolina, Ellen worked for 12 years in a wide variety of roles in the operation of U.S. Senator Jim DeMint, both in Washington, DC and South Carolina. Her final assignment as State Director included responsibility for management of staff, communications, outreach and political strategy in the state. Her diverse portfolio has also included fundraising, speech-writing, state and national coalition-building as well as collaborative authorship of opinion editorials published in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Washington Times and across the opinion pages of South Carolina. She is a member of the Columbia Rotary Club.
- Company:Palmetto Promise Institute
- Short Bio:President, CEO