Ellen Patterson

Chief Revenue and Partnership Officer
Everfi

Ellen Patterson is the Chief Revenue and Partnership Officer of EVERFI, a leading education
technology company focused on teaching learners of all ages the critical skills that life and
work demand.

A former educator, Ellen has over two decades of business development and operations
experience in both Fortune 500 and start-up environments. Following an early career
teaching and mentoring at-risk youth in Gulf Coast, Boston, and San Francisco schools,
Ellen began her business career in Silicon Valley at the height of the dot-com boom in the
late 1990s. In 2001, Ellen joined AOL, where she ran several business lines and incubated
consumer products as they took their online form – photos, video, ecommerce and app
stores – shaping how we use them today.

Ellen arrived at EVERFI in 2012 and developed the company’s first customer success
organization, which has grown to serve several thousand customers today. As Chief
Revenue and Partnership Officer, she has overseen the organization through two years of
50%+ year-over-year revenue growth, elevating the company’s profile to help secure over
$230 million in new funding during her tenure.

Ellen is a graduate of Georgetown University (BA, Psychology), Notre Dame/U. Of Portland
(MA, Teaching) and Boston College (MA, Counseling Psychology). She served as an
AmeriCorps volunteer and as a Director on multiple education-focused and non-profit
boards.