Ellen George is a principal at Family Philanthropy Advisors (FPA), overseeing financial and administrative management as well as providing consultative and management services to clients. Ellen has over 20 years of experience in philanthropy, foundation operations and wealth management. During her tenure at FPA, Ellen has developed and managed educational seminars, events and meetings for audiences of up to 1,000 people. She has overseen operations and programs for grantmaking foundations ranging in size from $4 million to $60 million and provided management services to an operating foundation that invested over $35 million in the health care field.
Ellen has served as co-chair and treasurer of the Community Capital Alliance, a nonprofit organization that focuses on creating community leaders for the future through philanthropic work. She is treasurer of the board of directors of the Associates of the James Ford Bell Library at the University of Minnesota.