DAVID E. ELLIS was born in Louisville, KY and raised near Bardstown. He attended Webster University in St. Louis, MO acquiring a Master of Management degree and a Master of Human Resources degree. Following his education, Mr. Ellis enjoyed several years managing a number of large health care organizations in Louisville. Later he created and operated an accounting business serving a large business clientele in the for-profit and non-profit sectors. After a move to Ohio, he continued to bring his financial expertise to employers in Cincinnati.