Ellen Helmerson

Areas of Expertise: Executive Management, Leadership Coaching, and Project Management
Key Industries: Financial Services, Government, and Military


Ellen M. Helmerson and Associates, LLC, President and Chief Executive Officer
Delivers influential consulting capabilities and experience to design and produce business consulting services and analysis, advice and operational excellence. Pursues operational changes that include business practices, organizational design, change management, leader development, professional development, career coaching, individual mentorship, and strategic planning.

HQ U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Deputy Chief of Staff, Financial Officer and Senior Acquisition Executive (Senior Executive Tier 2)
Effectively designed, managed, and refined an operational budget and manpower components educating over 500,000 students in 37 campuses located nation-wide. Designed and implemented resourcing models to enable requirements that generated an increase in financial dollars and manpower components.

HQ U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Deputy Chief of Staff, Human Resources, Logistics and Engineering (Senior Executive Tier 2)
Instituted policy and oversaw execution of human resources, logistics, engineering, medical, religious, diversity, and history functions. Designed innovative solutions to achieve business goals and meet customers by improving new acculturation, workforce productivity, employee engagement and diversity.

Other Senior Governmental Army Leadership Positions:
USA Training & Doctrine Command, Director Manpower and Force Analysis; HQDA ASA (Manpower and Reserve Affairs), Director, Strategic Planning & Integration; HQDA Army G-1, Director, Manpower Plans, Policy, & Programs; HQDA ASA (M&RA), Director, U.S. Army Manpower Analysis Agency; HQDA Deputy Under Secretary of Army (Business Transformation), Director, Business Initiatives

  • Bachelor of Science in Business and Management Studies, University of Maryland University College, Maryland
  • Certified Department of Defense Financial Management, Level III