CUNA Mutual Group Executive Vice President & Chief Enterprise Services Officer Cedric Ellis is the Wisconsin Leadership Community Choice Award winner for Business Executive of the Year in the large business category.
A native of Waterbury, Conn., Ellis cares deeply about making a positive impact in the community and donates his time and talents to several local organizations including Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Dane County. He is also a member of the Governor’s Council on Workforce Investment (CWI) and the CWI partnership development committee. Before joining CUNA Mutual Group, Ellis served as senior vice president of HR for the Atlantic region of Wachovia. Ellis joined CUNA Mutual Group in 2005 and previously served as a senior vice president. He was also recognized on Our Lives Magazine’s inaugural “Queer People of Color” list.
Cedric will receive his award at a ceremony Tuesday, October 11, the second day of the Wisconsin Leadership Summit.