What distinguishes Ellen from the rest of her peers is her extraordinary passion for her work. Her energy is infectious. It is one of the reasons why she is so successful in driving outcomes. She not only matches the expectation of her clients, she often exceeds it. Ellen has an incredible gift of connecting with people. She can easily forge personal and professional connections on the basis of trust and mutual understanding. She aims to understand her clients on a deeper level by sharing her own experience and, more significantly, gleaning from their experiences.
Ellen has honed her skills through years of hard work and professional experience. As a marketing leader at McGraw-Hill Higher Education for over 10 years, she led a team of dedicated professionals and drove annual revenue for a diverse range of products. Ellen has hired and trained successful marketing professionals. She headed marketing campaigns and implemented plans to increase sales numbers.
Ellen’s professional skills include business development, talent development, and brand management. She is extremely well-versed in designing strategic marketing initiatives, analytics and networking. At various intervals in her career, she has been responsible for customer retention, relationship building and driving revenues.
Ellen is a problem solver. She specializes in collaborative efforts to yield results. Her interpersonal skills are an invaluable asset to Acumen Partners LLC and to her clients.
Ellen graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and History. In 2011, she earned her MBA, with high honors, from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management. She specialized in Organizational Leadership and Change.Ellen Ruane