Del Colle Consulting Services LLC
Westchester-native Ellen Ambrose Del Colle is a seasoned executive with over thirty-five years of cross-sector experience from corporate to nonprofit organizations to operating a home-based, sole proprietorship.
Since her days as an undergraduate, she has worked to establish herself as an accomplished writer and researcher. For more than a decade she has channeled her energies as a researcher and focused on improving her skills as a genealogist. What started as an interest in her ancesters has become the significant focus of her practice. Research sources include the internationally renowned Family History Library located in Salt Lake City, Utah, the largest genealogical repository in the world of microfilm, print and digitized historic records; online access to vital records databases; land, parish, probate, military, church and newspaper records; yearbooks; and, city directories, as well as access to a variety of fee-based subscription internet collections.
Research clients have included a well-known international online genealogical company, an Emmy-award winning genealogy documentary series, law firms, private investigators and individuals. Projects have included finding "lost" family members and research for probate court cases. Some of these searches have required researching records for the United States, Canada, Germany, Italy and Ireland. Past clients cite her ability to manage collaborative relationships with stakeholders, the media, elected officials, community leaders and celebrities while maintaining a sense of humor and performing with utmost professionalism and discretion.
Master of Arts degree in Public Communication from Fordham University
Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the College of Mount St. Vincent, Riverdale, NY
Certificates in Project Management from American Management Association & Halcomb Associates
Annually accrues between 100-120 hours of continuing education by attending conferences & workshops and participating in webinars & podcasts.
MEMBERSHIPS & COMMUNITY SERVICE
Served on numerous boards of directors and is an active community volunteer.
Adjunct Instructor of public speaking, interpersonal communication and the history of television at Marist College and the State University of New York (SUNY) at Purchase.