FAU Trustee

Earnie Ellison is the managing partner of the Ellison Consulting Group, LLC. Mr. Ellison’s current businesses provides consultancy in developing and implementing inclusionary strategies and event management for professional sports organizations and sports businesses.  His prior corporate career includes PGA of America, Director Business and Community Relations from 1997-2013; UDIC, (family business) Executive Vice President Business Development from 1993-1997; Unisys, Director of Finance from 1988-1992; and Corporate & Division financial positions with IBM from 1970-1988 to include five years on international assignments in North and South America, Far East, Europe and Middle East Countries.

Mr. Ellison has received many outstanding civic and business awards. Notable recognitions include 2021 Urban League of Palm Beach County Life-Time Achievement Award and 2015 Milwaukee Fellowship Open Life-Time Achievement Award. In 2015, Ellison accomplishments were recorded by The HistoryMakers, the world’s largest collection of successful African American’s testimonies that’s archived in the Library of Congress.

Ellison is a graduate of Alabama A&M University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting.  Ellison is a life member of Kappa Alpha Psi and Sigma Pi Phi (Boule) Fraternities.