Ellen is an executive vice president at the Hilb Group of NE and heads up the technology and life sciences practice group.

Ellen has more than 25 years of experience in the insurance industry. She specializes in serving fast-growing organizations – in industries such as high-tech, life sciences, clean tech and now cannabis companies – that range in size from small start-ups to publicly held companies. She also has clients in many other industries ranging from not-for-profit to construction. Ellen’s background – her having worked in both high tech and in life sciences doing biomedical research – helps her understand her clients’ underwriting issues. Ellen has a Master of Science in Nutritional Biochemistry. In addition, she has a Masters in Accounting and is CPA eligible. Ellen was named one of the top 10 women in insurance by Women in Business, a publication of the Boston Herald.  

Ellen has been involved in a number of charitable organizations during her career.  She has been on the regional board of directors of the Anti-Defamation League and has been involved in the Joslin Diabetes Center. She was also a founding board member of the not-for-profit organization Emerging Business Collaborative, which helps young entrepreneurs.