Ginny Ellis

Executive Director of Development

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As the Executive Director of the Foundation at Saint Francis Ministries, Ginny Ellis brings a wealth of experience in management, event planning, administration, and recruiting. She leads the Foundation team in cultivating and maintaining relationships with community partners and stakeholders across seven states to support the more than 11,000 children and families entrusted to our care. Ginny’s background includes her recent role as a secondary social studies teacher at the Brooks Center for STEM & the Arts Magnet in Unified School District 259. Before teaching, she served as Event Director for Wichita Mom, LLC, where she organized major family and mother-focused events, developed best practices, and directed a team of over 40 volunteers. Ginny earned her B.A. in Political Science from Kansas State University and her M.A. in Teaching – Secondary Education from Wichita State University. Her commitment to community service is reflected in her leadership roles with various Wichita civic organizations, including United Way of the Plains, Price-Harris Communications Magnet PTO, Sedgwick County Election Office, and Junior League of Wichita, Inc., where she has served as Director of Marketing and Vice President of Membership. With a passion for improving the lives of vulnerable individuals, Ginny’s leadership at Saint Francis Ministries is marked by her dedication to advancing the organization’s mission and impact.
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