Ellen leads SMRT using her collaborative skills to create an environment where innovation and design excellence flourish. She is passionate in her pursuit of “finding a better way,” always with an eye to advancing our clients’ success and thereby SMRT’s. Ellen worked summers at SMRT while still a graduate student at Columbia. In 1986 she joined the firm as an intern architect and in 2004 became president. Ellen’s knowledge of healthcare policy and industry trends positions her as a thought leader and business partner for our healthcare clients. She is a regent of the American College of Healthcare Architects and a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives. Ellen enjoys living in Portland and loves to explore and experience the wonders of Maine and beyond with her family.