Ellen Stanley is an Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at George K. Baum & Company. Ms. Stanley is experienced in accelerated organizational transformation through leadership, differentiated talent models, attracting and developing skilled talent, and building a culture of engagement, agility and innovation. She has executivelevel experience in highly competitive entrepreneurial environments where dramatic growth and change are commonplace, and has been an asset to several organizations transitioning through extensive and rapid change.

Previously, Ms. Stanley served as Senior Vice President of Human Resources for KeyBank from 2014 to 2017. She served as Chief Human Resources Officer of Cetera Financial Group, Inc. from 2010 to 2014, and lead Human Resources for ING’s Advisors Network at ING U.S. Financial Services, Inc. from 2003 to 2010. She was also Head of Human Resources for Snap-on Incorporated Industrial Business world-wide from 1997 to 2003. Ms. Stanley is a graduate of Elmhurst College and classically trained in labor relations at the University of Michigan.