A Champion for Women Leaders

Ellyn has devoted her career to helping women transform their careers, their teams and their organizations.

Ellyn McKay




  • 25+ years in women’s economic and leadership development, including training, facilitating and coaching hundreds of women leaders and their teams.
  • Expertise in strategic planning and strategic mapping.
  • A pioneering advocate for the advancement of women leaders. Played key roles in AWED, the Women Presidents’ Educational Organization (WPEO), The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) and the Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO).
  • An award-winning, authorized partner for Everything DiSC®, a Wiley company.
  • An authorized partner for PXT Select™, a Wiley company.


For almost 30 years, I have had the privilege of assisting hundreds of women leaders who have successfully transformed themselves, their teams and their organizations. They understand that when they are at the top of their leadership game, they are better equipped to build, lead and inspire high-performing teams that deliver results.

As a result of these many wonderful experiences, I have come to believe that the most successful women leaders operate in the world knowing that there is no one stopping them from developing a vision of who they want to be, how they want to be perceived and how they want to perform their role.

In 1997, I founded CEO Vision specifically to do my part to ensure that women leaders realize the power and value of their leadership in the workplace, the economy and the world. Because I believe that women leaders can be great leaders, I help them to:

  • Uncover and celebrate their powerful leadership brand
  • Build cohesive and high-performing teams, and
  • Create rock-solid strategies that propel their teams and businesses.

Ellyn graduated cum laude from Georgetown University with a degree in Psychology and earned a master’s degree from American University in Organizational Development. She has also attended Oxford University’s Trinity College (English Literature) and Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business (executive business program for women executives).