Ellen Labita

Ellen Labita



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Ellen is the team leader of Baker Tilly’s New York not-for-profit/healthcare services practice and is a not-for-profit professional practice leader for the firm. She also serves on the firm’s growth and retention of women (GROW) firmwide task force. In 2024, Ellen was appointed to the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s (FASB) Not-for-Profit Advisory Committee.

  • With more than 30 years of experience in public accounting, including multinational, national and regional firm experience, Ellen concentrates exclusively on providing audit, tax and consulting services to not-for-profit organizations, including their single audits, cost reports and employee benefit plans
  • Consulting services include enterprise risk management, internal controls, resource optimization and rate consulting
  • 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 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
  • American Red Cross on Long Island, board member
  • North Shore Child and Family Guidance Center, past treasurer
  • Girls Incorporated of Long Island, past president
  • ­“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)