Jim Ellerhorst is a professional services executive and board member skilled in achieving superior growth and talent development. For 37 years at Deloitte, he distinguished himself as a business leader and advisor to board members, CEOs, and senior executives.
As Managing Partner at Deloitte for 12 years, Jim simultaneously served as Regional Tax Managing Partner for eight cities and Office Managing Partner for the Cincinnati and Kentucky offices, delivering revenue of $160 million. As Lead Client Services Partner for eight years, he was responsible for assembling and leading multi-functional teams, quality and risk management, financial performance, and client satisfaction.
Jim’s industry experience includes the consumer products, retail, manufacturing, media, and healthcare industry sectors. He’s well-versed in audit committees and implementation of Sarbanes-Oxley regulatory requirements, working with technical partners to deliver business strategy, technology adoption, innovation, and tax planning, and working with middle market companies to raise capital in equity/debt markets through IPOs and security placements, as well as completing M&A transactions.
In 2017, Jim joined Elizabeth Gamble Deaconess Home Association (EGDHA) as part-time President and CEO. EGDHA owns and supports The Christ Hospital and manages an endowment fund. His current board positions include the Cincinnati Central City Development Corporation and Gilman Partners.