Ellen Patnode serves as a Senior Director at DiFilippo Corporate Finance Group, LLC. With 10 years of business valuation experience, Ellen specializes in the valuation of common and preferred stock, options/warrants, partnership and limited liability company interests, Level 3 assets, goodwill impairment analysis and purchase price allocations. Further, she has performed several notable private company stock valuations for clients that have completed the S-1 registration process. Ellen has performed valuations for diverse array of industries, including pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, food & beverage, business service and high-technology. Her expertise is primarily focused on financial reporting and tax reporting requirements related to stock-based compensation, acquisitions, divestitures, joint venture formations and impairment testing.
Prior to joining the DiFilippo Corporate Finance Group, Ellen was a Manager of Portfolio Administration for a middle-market Private Equity firm with a managed portfolio of assets over $3.3 billion. As the Manager of Portfolio Administration, she was responsible for the daily portfolio administration of private equity investments, developed quarterly limited partner internal rate of return performance metrics, preformed quarterly and annual fair value assessments of partnerships, preferred and common equity interests for privately held portfolio companies. Prior to her career in private equity, Ellen was a member of Ernst & Young LLP’s Transaction Advisory Services Group where she executed a variety of valuations for tax and financial reporting compliance.