Ellen Boade is a Vice President in the Denver office for EFL Associates. She delivers a wealth of industry knowledge and search expertise to her clients through a consultative approach concentrated on finding the right person. Leveraging over 15 years of business experience holding senior roles in banking, technology and distribution companies plus over a decade of retained search work, she has placed mission-critical leaders across the executive suite. In particular, Ellen has done extensive work with CFO’s completing numerous searches for financial officers and their teams including controllers and functional heads of internal audit, treasury, tax, planning & analysis, and corporate development. Her clients range from complex, global public corporations to private equity portfolio companies, as well as numerous nonprofit organizations.
Ellen began her executive search career with Spencer Stuart in Dallas. She also owned and operated her own executive search firm and later worked for a Denver-based boutique firm. Prior to working in executive search, Ellen’s experience includes corporate banking with Citicorp and consulting with KPMG and Cresap, a management consulting firm later purchased by Towers Perrin. She was also a founding partner and CFO for a private equity-backed e-commerce company.
Ellen is the President of the Wharton Club of Colorado, a Corporate Development Committee Member for The Adoption Exchange and is active with Colorado UpLift.
Master of Business Administration, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Bachelor of Arts, Barnard College, Columbia University