Ellyn Fisher
Ellyn Fisher
Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications
The Ad Council
Ellyn Fisher is the Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications for the Ad Council, the national nonprofit that uses the power of communications to drive social impact at scale for over 30 critical social issues. Ellyn oversees the media relations, influencer/trusted messenger engagement and integrated communications teams that develop and implement holistic programs to further the reach and impact of the campaigns, as well as the Ad Council brand.

Under Ellyn’s leadership, the Ad Council implemented Creators for Good, an award-winning talent engagement program for digital creators, actors, musicians and athletes who want to use their powerful platforms to create change on behalf of social causes. Following the groundbreaking COVID-19 Vaccine Education campaign, the program expanded to encompass all trusted messengers, including subject matter experts, faith and community leaders, and others that resonate with distinct audiences.

Prior to joining the Ad Council, Ellyn worked at Middleberg Euro RSCG and at Baker Winokur Ryder, a division of Ogilvy & Mather, which promotes celebrity talent, and at USA Networks.

Ellyn has served on numerous boards including the American Cancer Society in

New York's Communications and Marketing Advisory Committee and Penn State’s Communications and Marketing Committee. She is currently an Advisory Board member of the Arthur W. Page Center for Integrity in Public Communication.

Ellyn has been a classroom lecturer at numerous universities, as well as an active participant in undergraduate mentoring programs. She has spoken on panels at communications, marketing and social media/digital-focused conferences, including South by Southwest Interactive, Blogher, Vidcon, Playlist Live, the CDC’s National Conference on Health, Communication, Marketing and Media, the Ad Club and New York Women in Communications.

She is a graduate of Penn State and she received Penn State’s Alumni Achievement Award in 2012. Ellyn currently resides in New Jersey with her husband Marc Ringel and their daughters Ruthie and Molly.