Ellen Hannan, Treasurer, joined the Board of Directors in 2014 and will co-chair the Society’s annual New York fundraiser, “A Festive Evening of Song.” She is a recently retired Wall Street analyst with over 30 years of experience in the energy industry. Ellen serves on the board of directors of Cinco Resources, Inc., as a member of the Audit, Compensation and Nominating committees. Her community service activities include serving on the Board of Trustees of Newton Country Day School of the Sacred Heart for over 15 years, where she headed the Investment Committee. She also served as a member of the Alumni Association Board for Skidmore College as the Chair for Career and Professional Development and is a past member of the College’s President’s Advisory Council. Ellen continues to be active as Fund Chair and Class Agent for her class, and she is an avid bridge player.
As someone with a strong family presence of this disease, she has a deep, personal interest in advancing the efforts to raise awareness and fund the research necessary to find a cure for FSHD. Ellen graduated from Skidmore College with a BS in Business and received an MBA from Pace University. She and her husband, Kevin Monahan, reside in Old Greenwich, Connecticut.