Ellen, a native of Mooreland, Indiana, started with Whitinger & Company as an Intern and joined the team as a full-time associate in September of 2018. Ellen graduated summa cum laude from Ball State University achieving a Bachelors’ Degree in Accounting. She continued her education at Ball State earning her Master’s Degree in Accounting with a 4.0 GPA. During her time at Ball State, Ellen was active with Beta Alpha Psi and inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma. Upon completion of her Master’s, Ellen went on to pass all 4 tests to earn her CPA designation in 2020.

As a Manager, Ellen is responsible for accounting, consulting, and tax compliance services for businesses, individuals, and nonprofits. She is a member of the Indiana CPA Society and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Outside of work, she is an Advisory Board Member and Treasurer of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes in East Central Indiana and an active member of her church and community in Daleville, Indiana. She and her husband enjoy working outdoors and spending time with their two sons and extended family.