Ellen Shea, CMP

Ellen SheaCertified Meeting Professional

Conference Manager


Ellen Shea, CMP came to NCG in 2014 with over 22 years experience in association and event management. Prior to NCG, she was with the Georgia Association of REALTORS® for over 18 years as the Director of Association Services overseeing the Events and Education for the Association. Before GAR, she was the Director of Communications for the Georgia Automobile Dealers Association. Ellen specializes in event management, meeting logistics, trade shows, sponsor revenue, project management and graphic design. Ellen manages conferences and volunteer engagement for three of our association partners annually.

Ellen is a member of the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) and Georgia Society of Association Executives (GSAE). She also holds the Certified Meeting Professionals (CMP) designation from the Convention Industry Council and is a graduate of the Sustainable Events Professional Certificate (SEPC) course.

She received a Bachelors of Arts in Journalism from The Women’s College of Brenau University and later returned to her alma mater to serve as President of the Alumnae Association. She received the Outstanding Alumnae Award from the University in 2007.

In her spare time, Ellen enjoys spending time with her family and serving as a volunteer with the Girl Scouts.