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Beth Ellard

Member, AARP Board of Directors

Beth Ellard has been an AARP Board Director since 2014. In 2020, she joined the Board of Directors for AARP Services, Inc. (ASI). She is a C-suite executive, GM, and functional leader with a passion for reinvention and transformational growth. Beth has successfully launched, scaled, diversified, and turned around digital-native and legacy media businesses at Time Inc., Disney Interactive, Hearst Digital Media, Comcast/NBCU, and the non-profit Advertising Council. As Chief Growth Officer at Infobase Holdings, Beth was responsible for the transformation of its legacy college and career businesses into SaaS edtech platforms through acquisitions, partnerships, and technology innovation. As Chief Media Officer at the Ad Council, she led media client relationships and work industry-wide, securing $1.6 billion in advertising support for 40 social-cause campaigns annually for 5 years, driving consumer awareness, engagement, behavioral change, campaign impact and ROI. Beth earned an MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management and holds a BA from Georgetown University.