Ellen joined The Chertoff Group in February of 2023 as director of communications.
She leads the development and execution of the company’s communications and public affairs strategy, including digital and branding. She is the primary media contact.
Ellen has held Vice President of Marketing roles at two technology start-ups and was a Director of Business Development focusing on global supply chain security at L-3 Security and Detection Systems. From 2006-2009, Ellen served as Assistant Administrator for Strategic Communications & Public Affairs at the U.S. Transportation Security Administration. A member of TSA’s executive leadership team, she was a national spokesperson and was responsible for the agency’s communications strategy.
Ellen has a B. A. in Journalism with an emphasis in public relations from The Ohio State University.