Director of Events
Serving as the Director of Events, Robbie Ellis plans, coordinates and executes NCPA conferences, galas and policy luncheons. She directs the Hatton W. Sumners Distinguished Lecture Series and also coordinates the Sumners Foundation Weekend Policy Seminar, the NCPA's annual policy event for college scholarship recipients. Additionally, Robbie works closely with the Director of Development on the NCPA's Economic Policy Forum and Author Series, bringing some of the nation's leading academics and authors to the Dallas/Ft. Worth area.
Prior to her work at the NCPA, Robbie graduated from the University of Texas at Dallas with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing and Interdisciplinary Studies. For over nine years, Robbie worked at the JCPenney headquarters in their buying, branding, public relations and consumer research areas. She then moved into the business intelligence software business, handling marketing and regional events for the Cognos Corporation. After five years at Cognos, she began working at First American, partnering with its marketing departments to strategically position the company as a mortgage leader within the servicing sector and transition to the company to its new name, CoreLogic.