Ellen Watson


Talent Operations Senior Manager

Professional Overview

Ellen has over 10 years of experience in consulting and public accounting, working within and across industry and service lines. Combining her experience in consulting with her passion for talent engagement, Ellen shifted her career to focus on Talent Operations. Ellen serves the Consulting practice by streamlining communication and coordination between consulting team members, leadership, talent development, and people operations. In addition to supporting broader organization initiatives, including performance reviews, goal setting, leadership development, coaching, recruiting and internships, Ellen’s primary goal is to promote and preserve a positive employee experience.

Ellen’s past position as an instructor and internship coordinator in the Finance Department at the College of Charleston provides additional leverage for developing and implementing integrated talent management strategies, tools, and processes to drive a culture of career growth, talent mobility, performance accountability and leadership transition.

Education, Credentials and Special Training

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Accredited in Business Valuation
  • M.S., Finance, The University of Alabama
  • B.S., Finance, Clemson University

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants