Jamie Ellis is partner and chief operating officer for Katz, Sapper & Miller. With more than 25 years of experience in professional services, Jamie oversees the finance, human resources, information technology, marketing, facilities, and general operational functions of the firm. He is also a member of KSM’s executive committee, a five-person leadership team that sets and oversees the firm’s strategic direction.
Jamie, who began his career as a public accounting auditor, previously served as corporate controller for a subsidiary of a national staffing firm, the chief financial officer of a regional CPA firm, and the chief operating officer of a regional law firm.
Early on, I realized that people are the key to everything – period. Technical aspects of the job are learned, while people are grown. Spend 90% of your time growing people and your company will prosper.
Jamie received a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting, with a minor in economics, from The Pennsylvania State University. Additionally, he earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Loyola University of Maryland. Jamie is a Certified Public Accountant in the states of Indiana and Maryland.
Jamie is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the Indiana CPA Society. He currently serves as chair of the American Lung Association in Indiana and as a board member for the American Lung Association of the Upper Midwest. Additionally, Jamie serves on the board for PrimeGlobal, one of the world’s largest international associations of accounting firms.
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