Ellen Bronfman Hauptman is Co-Chairman of Andell Inc., a private investment firm and family office that she controls with her husband, Andrew Hauptman. Andell invests directly in private and public companies, acquiring controlling and minority stakes, and Andell’s real estate platform provides both debt and equity financing across property types.
In addition to this work, Ellen is involved in numerous philanthropic pursuits, having launched a number of programs and initiatives. She is a Co-Founder of the Hauptman Family Foundation and a Co-Founder and Board Member of City Year Los Angeles, an education-focused nonprofit that engages young people from diverse backgrounds for a year of full-time community service in our nation’s most challenged schools. She also helped create Andell Family Sundays, an initiative to involve low-income families and children in the arts at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Ellen is a member of the Natural Resources Defense Council’s Los Angeles Leadership Council, Conservation International’s Leadership Council and Visionary Women’s Visionary Circle. Previously, Ellen worked as a producer and film buyer for documentary and feature films at Cineplex Odeon, a North American-based theatrical exhibitor. She is a graduate of Yale University.