Ellyn Weisel, Chief Development Officer, 10,000 Degrees

Ellyn Weisel recently joined 10,000 Degrees as Chief Development Officer. She brings broad development, marketing, and non-profit experience as well as a passion for spreading our mission and message to families. Before coming to 10,000 Degrees, Ellyn served as Vice President of Development at Common Sense Media for five years and began her professional career at International Management Group (IMG), a worldwide leader in sports and entertainment events marketing and management, talent representation, and production. While at IMG, she worked in corporate consulting and was Vice President of that group when she left in 2000 to raise her three children.

Ellyn is actively involved in non-profit work. From 1995-1999 she served on the Board of Sportsbridge, a mentoring program for underprivileged girls. From 1998-2009, Ellyn served on the Board of Directors of the Boys and Girls Club of San Francisco (BGCSF). BGCSF is one of the largest providers of services to at-risk youth in the Bay Area. She was Chair of the Marketing Committee from 2000-2003 and Chair of the Board from 2004-2006. Ellyn served on the Board of Trustees of Marin Country Day School from 2006-2012 and currently serves on the Board of Trustees of Holderness School in Plymouth, NH. She recently joined the Board of Common Sense Media.

Ellyn is a graduate of Colby College. She and her husband Brett with their three children live in San Rafael, CA.