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Ellen Scipta

Managing Director

As a managing director in Minneapolis, Ellen is responsible for practice development and client service that advances business performance specializing in strategic planning, financial planning and analysis, performance visualization, and finance transformation.

Riveron’s continued growth of both service offerings and talent allows the firm to partner with clients to define innovative solutions that deliver outcomes which exceed expectations at any stage in the company’s life cycle.
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Ellen brings 20+ years of experience in finance and strategy leadership across eight industries, including retail and manufacturing in Fortune 100 companies Target, Best Buy, CHS, as well as, mid-size/start-up companies Bio-Techne, Intricon, and Fresh Vine Wine. Ellen is known for establishing discipline throughout organizations by instituting finance and accounting as valued business partners that drive growth, transformation, and profitability.

Ellen currently resides in the Twin Cities with her husband and twin teenage daughters.

Education and Certifications

  • Master of Business Administration, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
  • Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical & Astronautical Engineering, Purdue University
  • SEC Qualified Financial Expert


  • 2021 Notable Women in Manufacturing, Twin Cities Business Magazine