Ellen founded TeleSearch, Inc. in 1981, putting the firm on the map as one of the first to offer discount management recruitment services. After Fidelity Investments acquired TeleSearch in 1983, Ellen oversaw TeleSearch offices in Boston, New York, Chicago, and Washington, DC. In 1985, Ellen founded J. Robert Scott, a Fidelity subsidiary specializing in retained executive search for High Tech, Biotech, and Asset and Wealth Management industries.
In 1988, Ellen founded The Kinlin Company, a full service boutique that works exclusively in Asset and Wealth Management. With an exceptional placement record and a roster of repeat clients, Ellen’s leadership earned The Kinlin Company a place among the top 100 woman-led businesses selected by Babson College Center for Women’s Leadership and the Commonwealth Institute.
Ellen is a supporter of many educational and charitable organizations, including: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Nativity Preparatory School, Cape Cod Academy, Boston College, Suffolk University, Boys and Girls Club of America, and National Alliance on Mental Illness. Ellen serves on the boards of IIG (Invest in Girls) and Cape Cod Academy.