Board of Directors
President, American Girl & EVP, Mattel, Retired. Builder of brands and mentor of women, Ellen has spent almost 20 years enriching the lives of girls with products and experiences. Building Brave is a logical fit for Ellen as she’s passionate about women’s issues and mentoring. An Illinois native and graduate of the University of Illinois, she loves the charm of Madison. She enjoys helping start-up companies reach their potential by lending a voice to business decisions.
Lover of horses, music and long walks. Truly enjoys the myriad of experiences retirement allows.