Dan Ellis, CPA

Dan Ellis

Dan Ellis brings over eight years of public accounting and consulting experience to Townsend Search Group. Dan consults with clients and candidates to understand and analyze each situation to build a meaningful, genuine, and long-term relationship.

Prior to joining Townsend Search Group, Dan was an Associate with Plante Moran, PLLC, a public accounting and business consulting firm. During his time with Plante Moran, Dan was a member of the Transaction Services Team where he specialized in performing financial due diligence services for proposed acquisitions by private equity funds, their portfolio companies, and middle-market strategic buyers.

Prior to joining Plante Moran, Dan was a Senior Associate with two regional public accounting firms, where he specialized in leading accounting and audit engagements focused on international middle-market, privately-held companies. His industry experience includes manufacturing and distribution, automotive suppliers, construction, and professional services.

Dan earned his BBA from Western Michigan University and is a Certified Public Accountant. He is an avid endurance athlete, outdoor enthusiast, and enjoys spending his winters skiing with his wife.