Ellen Labita, CPA, is a Partner at Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP. She is team leader for healthcare/not-for-profit services in the NY business unit and a firm-wide professional practice leader. She serves on Baker Tilly's Growth and Retention of Women task force. Ellen has more than 25 years of experience in public accounting, including multinational, national and regional firm experience and concentrates exclusively on providing audit, tax, and consulting services for not-for-profit organizations. Ellen is a member of the AICPA and as served as vice chair of the NYSSCPA Not-for-Profit Organizations Committee Annual Conference. She currently serves on the boards of the Long Island Association and American Red Cross on Long Island and is a summa cum laude graduate of Adelphi University.