TOM ELLIS, Senior Director, Total Rewards & HR Operations
Tom Ellis joined The Jackson Laboratory in 2015 as Director of Total Rewards, where he helped to implement several significant compensation initiatives and, more recently, led the design of the Laboratory’s health care and retirement plans. He is currently the executive sponsor of JAX’ new Human Capital Management project which is anticipated to go live in the first quarter of 2021.
Ellis has more than fourteen years of experience leading various human resources functions for nonprofit organizations. He previously served as Director of Compensation Northern Light Health (formerly Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems), Compensation Manager at MaineHealth/Maine Medical Center, and led various operational teams at MBNA America Inc.
Ellis received a BS in Business Administration from the University of Maine and an MBA from Thomas College. He is a resident of Bar Harbor and currently contributes to his local community by serving as a Director and former Board and Finance Committee Chair of the board of trustees of the Healthcare Purchaser Alliance of Maine.