School of Accountancy Board of Advisors

Ellen Glazerman

Ellen Glazerman

Membership Information:

Current Position: Curriculum Innovations
Member Since: 2017


Job Title: Executive Director/Americas Director University Relations
Company: EY
Location: Massachusetts, United States


Ellen Glazerman is the Executive Director of the Ernst & Young Foundation, and Director of University Relations, Americas for EY (formerly Ernst & Young). She also supports a variety of initiatives within the firm’s Office of Public Policy, Global Diversity and Inclusiveness. Formerly the Americas Director of Campus Recruiting for EY, she joined Ernst & Young LLP in May of 1993 as the Director of the Ernst & Young Foundation.

Ellen joined the firm as the Director of the Ernst & Young Foundation. In 1996, Ellen assumed responsibility for the firm's campus recruiting efforts. As the Americas Director of Campus Recruiting, her responsibilities included providing strategic direction, focus, and infrastructure support for campus recruiters firm wide until spring, 2001.

During her tenure, Ellen helped to create the first global recruiting brochure for the firm, the first Intern Leadership Conference and the first formal internal network of recruiters. She reprised this role on an interim basis between 2014 and 2015. Ellen took responsibility for beginning the analysis of corporate giving throughout the U.S. firm until the firm formed its CR initiatives in 2003.

Ellen is the past-Chair and current member of the Board of Directors for the Graduate Management Admission Council, a member of President’s Council at Wesleyan University, the Leventhal School of Accounting Board of Advisors, and the Haas School of Business’ Center for Financial Reporting. She was a Commissioner for the profession’s Pathways in Accounting initiatives. Ellen is Past-Chair of the Forte Foundation Board of Directors, a not-for-profit dedicated to “inspiring women business leaders.” She is also a past Board member of AACSB, the AAA Executive Committee, the Ross School at the University of Michigan, the APLG (twice), the AICPA Education committee, the Center for the Public Trust, Gina Gibney Dance Company, T-Zone (Tyra Banks’ charity supports women and girls), Beta Alpha Psi, AACSB, and the North Carolina Chapel Hill Accountancy Program.

She speaks frequently and has written on fundraising and corporate philanthropy. Prior to joining EY, Ellen spent nine years as a development officer, raising private money for several universities.