CCO & Director
Blue Water Financial Technologies
As the CCO, Ellen brings over 19 years of experience in the financial services industry to Blue Water’s senior management team. Ellen is responsible for overseeing and managing regulatory compliance, Customer Contracting, Human Resources, Marketing and Accounting Business Units.
Prior to Joining Blue Water, Ellen was a Vice President at U.S. Bank within Institutional Trust & Custody, where she was responsible for over 35BN in client assets as a Relationship Manager and oversaw the implementation of the Business Unit’s compliance program for existing customers under the updated FinCEN “Know your Customer” guidelines while partnering with AML to develop ongoing policies and procedures. Earlier in her career, Ellen worked at Pine River Capital Management, Minnetonka, MN; as a Vice President within Listed Derivative Sales at Morgan Stanley in New York; an associate specializing in portfolio valuation at Bridgewater Associates, and a corporate actions specialist at UBS in Stamford, CT, after completing the UBS Analyst Training Program and internship.
Ellen graduated from the University of Connecticut, with a Bachelors degree in Finance. While an undergrad she was a Student managed Fund manager and also spent a year abroad studying at Albert Ludwigs Universitat in Freiburg, Germany. Ellen lives in Shorewood, MN with her husband and two small children, and is a member of 100 Women in finance, and avid hockey mom.