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Ellen is a Principal in the Audit Services practice at Brown Smith Wallace. She has more than 20 years of experience in public accounting. Throughout her career, Ellen has had the opportunity to provide services to numerous not-for-profit organizations, employee benefit plans and closely held businesses. These services include audit, consulting, financial statement analyses and presentation, financial reporting and internal control recommendations, income tax planning, and training.

Ellen stays up-to-date on the latest technical pronouncements so she can best inform her staff and her clients. She also serves as a controller/CFO for some clients, as well as a peer reviewer for other accounting firms. Prior to joining Brown Smith Wallace, Ellen oversaw audit services for Bergman, Schraier & Co.

A graduate of the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, Ellen is a member of the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Her current community involvement includes:

  • St. Louis Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts
  • Board of directors for River Styx
  • Finance committee for Metro Theater Company

Thought Leadership

Community Involvement

St. Louis Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts

Board of Directors--River Styx

Finance Committee--Metro Theater Company


Professional Organizations




University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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