Ellen M. Hunt, JD
Ellen M. Hunt is an award-winning ethics and compliance professional, audit executive, lawyer, and former chief ethics and compliance and chief privacy officer.
She has expertise in identifying, evaluating, and mitigating risks as an advisor to the Board of Directors and senior management. She has over 20 years of management experience in various industries in creating, designing, implementing, and operating world class ethics and compliance programs. She specializes in board governance, board reporting, designing ethics education, creating policy management frameworks, managing enterprise and compliance risk processes as well as handling investigations and regulatory agency inquiries.
Ms. Hunt most recently served as the Vice President, Compliance Program Operations and Chief
Privacy Officer for LifePoint Health, a national healthcare network with 60,000 employees in over 80
hospitals, post-acute services, and outpatient centers operating in 28 states. Before joining
LifePoint, she served as the Senior Vice President, Audit, Ethics & Compliance Officer
for AARP, a 38-million-member association. During her tenure, AARP was honored for three consecutive years as a World's Most Ethical Company.
Ms. Hunt has won numerous awards, including the 2019 Compliance Officer of the Year - Not for Profit (Women in Compliance Awards), 2021 Mentor of the Year (Compliance Week) and Lifetime Achievement Award, (Top Thought Leaders in Trust 2019). She is an adjunct professor with the Program for Corporate Ethics and Compliance offered by Fordham University’s School of Law, teaching both the Introduction to Compliance and Capstone Courses.
Ellen serves on the Advisory Boards for the Notre Dame Deloitte Center for Ethical Leadership,
Loyola University Chicago-School of Law- Compliance Studies, Compliance Week, and the
Available For: Advising, Consulting, Influencing, Speaking
Travels From: Chicago, Illinois
Speaking Topics: Ethical Leadership, Ethics & Compliance, Governance, Board Responsibility, Corporate Culture
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