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League of Women Voters (LWV): Chief Operating Officer

Impact Search Advisors by Nonprofit HR is proud to have partnered with League of Women Voters (LWV) on this search that has successfully closed. Ellen Hobby was selected for the position.






Ellen Hobby is a senior nonprofit financial and operations leader, with many years serving nonprofit missions in her career.  She is motivated and fulfilled knowing her work has helped improve people’s lives.

Her nonprofit finance and administrative experience is extensive, as she has served in a variety of corporations organized under the IRS Tax Code Section 501(c), each enabling her to obtain varying experience in corporate structure; strategic direction and mission outcomes; program and project management; and financial management, including managing and accounting for financial consolidation and management of wholly-owned subsidiaries and related organizations.

While traditionally a true financial leader, her positions as Chief Operating Officer have allowed her to gain experience in strategic direction and mission outcomes, while still overseeing each organization’s financial health and other administrative functions.  As the senior administrative leader in many of these organizations, she has been responsible for office administration and facilities, human resources, information technology, strategic planning, governance and risk management, and field operations.  She has also spent years preparing and presenting strategic, financial, and mission outcome information to colleagues and executive staff, volunteers, board members, and prospective partners, and liaised with boards and standing committees of the board, including executive, finance, investment, audit, and nominating and governance. Read Ellen’s full bio. 

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