MA Communication, specializes in branding and marketing communication. Her areas of expertise include advertising, public relations, impression management, social media (objective setting, implementation and evaluation), visual communication and micro PR campaigns.
She founded ActorsWebmaster () in 1998 catering to the creative community. Earlier in her career, Ellen logged over a dozen years with AT&T -Lucent Technologies/ Bell Labs as a technical marketing manager and holds a Graduate Certificate in Information Systems from USC. Ellen studied graphic design and art history at UCLA, Video Symphony and through graphic industry workshops and seminars as a member of the National Association of Photoshop Professionals.
She was recently invited with 120 executives for the Business Mastery Series with Tony Robbins in Fiji. After the training, she launched Personal Branding Pros () with Benjamin King Smith and a hand picked team of talented, ambitious creatives. PBP transforms individuals into brands with logo design, public relations, advertising and social media strategies.
She won several awards for directing her short film, WRINKLE. Another short film, GHOSTWRITER (producer and lead actress) was a favorite on the festival circuit garnering several prestigious awards in Washington DC, Houston, New York, and Southern California. Ellen has appeared on network television in half-hour comedy, one hour drama, national commercials and feature films. A recent film premiered at the SUNDANCE Film Festival, directed by John August.