Press Release: Tracey Ellison, former VP of HR with Carroll Hospital, Joins impactHR as Senior Consultant, Client Services

January 9, 2018, Columbia, MDimpactHR, LLC, a full-service human resources (HR) management and consulting firm, today announced the hiring of Tracey Ellison, MS, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, as Senior Consultant, Client Services.

Ellison – an HR executive with more than 20 years of leadership experience in health care, banking, insurance and consulting – most recently served as the Vice President of Human Resources for Carroll Hospital, a LifeBridge Health center, with oversight of organizational development, employee engagement and effective corporate-wide HR processes.

Tracey Ellison

Tracey Ellison, MS, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Senior HR Consultant, Client Services, impactHR

Ellison’s experience in HR is wide-ranging, encompassing technology and operations and designing HR strategies that maximize efficiencies and the employee experience. She also is expert in working closely with organizations to implement high-impact programs for change management, talent acquisition, leadership development and compensation/benefits.

Ellison’s professional career also includes HR management roles with The Travelers Companies and Citibank, Citicorp Credit Services. In addition to her professional work, she continues to serve as the Director of Workforce Readiness for the Chesapeake Human Resources Association and Secretary for the Board of Directors for the Carroll County Society for Human Resources Management. She also serves on the Human Resources Committee of the Board for Carroll Lutheran Village.

“On behalf of all of us at impactHR, I couldn’t be more happy and excited to welcome Tracey to our growing community of clients, partners and friends,” said Kelly Mitchell, Principal with impactHR. “We’re very fortunate to have Tracey as part of our expert team of HR consultants. Her experience in HR gained through her executive leadership roles will be of great help and value to our clients. More than anything, she’s dedicated to helping employees and management thrive and succeed in their roles to fuel business growth.”

“I’m truly delighted to have this opportunity to be a part of the impactHR team and to work closely with its dynamic set of clients,” said Ellison. “My passion is HR and helping companies and organizations optimize their HR function and their employees’ performance and productivity.”

Ellison’s primary focus with impactHR will encompass building strong client relationships and ensuring delivery of quality service. She will provide consultation and advice to impactHR’s clients on a range of mission-critical HR matters, including employment, compliance, employee relations, performance management, and HR policies and procedures.

Ellison holds a MS in Human Resources Development from McDaniel College and a BS in Business Administration from Towson University.

impactHR, last year, announced its move to new, larger headquarters office space in Columbia, MD to accommodate its continued business growth. In 2016, impactHR celebrated its tenth year in business, providing strategic HR solutions to companies and organizations in the Baltimore-Washington corridor and the mid-Atlantic region.

During this time, impactHR has received numerous honors and awards, signifying its continued growth and leadership in the HR consulting field. At the end of last year, Kelly Mitchell, Principal with impactHR, was named a “2017 Top 100 MBE® winner” by the Capital Region Minority Supplier Development Council (CRMSDC).

In 2008, impactHR won the Maryland Chamber of Commerce’s “Small Business of the Year” award as well as SmartCEO’s 2009 Brava Award, honoring top female CEOs. impactHR also is a member of the Better Business Bureau with an A+ rating.

About impactHR:
impactHR, LLC, founded in 2006, is a woman-owned business that provides human resources and business solutions for companies and organizations across industry sectors to maximize the performance of their people, HR processes and technology. impactHR’s mission is to partner with its clients to improve their business performance through effective management of their HR function. For more information about impactHR, visit:

Media Contact:
Ken Berlack
impactHR, LLC