Corporate responsibility expert; former senior director, APCO Worldwide
Ellen Mignoni helped to build APCO’s global Sustainable Growth & Corporate Responsibility practice. She provides counsel in positioning, stakeholder engagement, program development and communication, including the development of corporate responsibility and sustainability reports for corporate clients. She also assists private foundations and nonprofit organizations with strategic planning, positioning, program development and communication.
Ms. Mignoni’s corporate work focuses on helping clients advance their business goals, as well as meet their corporate responsibility, risk management, government affairs and stakeholder engagement objectives. Her recent corporate initiatives have focused on women and girls equity and empowerment, global health, labor, education and environmental issues. For nonprofit clients, Ms. Mignoni’s work focuses primarily on strategic planning and organizational development activities.
Prior to joining APCO in 1988, Ms. Mignoni designed, implemented and evaluated state and community-based alcohol and drug abuse treatment and education programs. She worked as a therapist and trainer on issues related to addiction for a wide variety of community-based groups, including members of the business community, educators, law enforcement and parent groups.
Ms. Mignoni holds her Master of Business Administration in organizational behavior and development from George Washington University, a Master of Arts from Catholic University of America and a Bachelor of Arts from Trinity College.