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Ellen Labita

Partner, CPA
631 719 3232

Ellen is the team leader of Baker Tilly’s New York not-for-profit/healthcare services practice and a not-for-profit professional practice leader for the firm. She also serves on our Growth and Retention of Women (GROW) firmwide task force.   

Experience

  • With more than 30 years of experience in public accounting, including multinational, national and regional firm experience, Ellen concentrates exclusively on providing audit, tax and consulting services to not-for-profit organizations, including their single audits, cost reports and employee benefit plans
  • Consulting services include enterprise risk management, internal controls, resource optimization and rate consulting
  • Clients include behavioral health/human services organizations (developmentally disabled, special education, mental health and HUD), foundations, educational institutions and membership and religious organizations

Involvement

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
  • NYSSCPA Not-for-Profit Organizations Committee, Conference Vice Chair
  • Speaker, providing training seminars for industry groups, clients, AICPA and NYSSCPA
  • Awarded “Top 50 Most Influential Women in Business,” Long Island Business News, 2018, 2012 and 2009

Thought Leadership

  • Long Island Association – board member
  • American Red Cross on Long Island – board member
  • North Shore Child and Family Guidance Center – past treasurer
  • Girls Incorporated of Long Island – past president

Education

Adelphi University
Bachelor of Science in business administration, summa cum laude