Ellen Labita

Ellen Labita



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Ellen is Baker Tilly’s firm not-for-profit professional practice principal and team leader of the New York not-for-profit/healthcare services practice. In 2024, Ellen was appointed to the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s (FASB) Not-for-Profit Advisory Committee.

  • With more than 35 years of experience in public accounting, including multinational, national and regional firm experience, Ellen concentrates exclusively on providing assurance services to not-for-profit organizations, including their single audits, cost reports, and employee benefit plans
  • Clients include behavioral health/human services organizations (developmentally disabled, special education, mental health and HUD), foundations, educational institutions, and membership and religious organizations
  • Provides training seminars for industry groups, clients, AICPA National Conference and NYSSCPA
  • FASB Not-for-Profit Advisory Committee
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
  • NYSSCPA Not-for-Profit Organizations Committee, conference vice chair
  • Long Island Association, board member
  • Adelphi University Accounting Advisory Board, member
  • North Shore Child and Family Guidance Center, past treasurer
  • Girls Incorporated of Long Island, past president
  • “Influencers in Accounting,” Long Island Business News, 2024
  • “Top 50 Most Influential Women in Business,” Long Island Business News, 2018, 2012 and 2009
  • “Power 25 List,” Long Island Business News, 2021


Uniondale, NY


Bachelor of Science in business administration

Adelphi University

(Garden City, New York)