Ellie Frey’s involvement with the Frey Foundation dates back more than 20 years, when she was appointed to the “next generation” advisory board. She currently serves as a trustee. In addition, she is the Director of the Family Business Alliance (FBA), an independent, membership based non-profit organization that helps family businesses in West Michigan succeed through generations.
Previously, Ellie worked as a commercial Realtor with a local firm that specialized in adaptive reuse of historic buildings and was the first executive director of Local First West Michigan, a network of locally-owned, privately held businesses. Ellie has also earned a Bachelor’s degree in International Business and Economics from Boston University.