Ella Washington, PH.D.

Advisory Board Member

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Ellevate Solutions

Dr. Washington joined the IR+M Board of Trustees as an Advisory member in 2021. She is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Ellavate Solutions, a private, independent investment and strategic advisory firm based in Washington, DC. Dr. Washington is also a management faculty member at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. Previously, she worked at Gallup as a Senior Workplace Consultant, focused on Diversity and Inclusion.

Dr. Washington was invited to join as an Advisory member because of her expertise developing leaders, igniting company cultures, and designing impactful organizations. She also serves on the Advisory Board for Crosschq, Inc.

Dr. Washington has a BA in Psychology from Spellman College (2010) and a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University (2014).

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