Meet Our Executive Director

Ellen McDonald serves as the Executive Director for Florida Resurrection House. She is passionate about supporting families experiencing homelessness while they work hard to achieve long-term sustainability in dignity-restoring ways that end the cycle of generational poverty.

Prior to joining Florida Resurrection House, Ellen worked in the United Methodist Church both as a Director of Discipleship and a leader in the Fresh Expressions movement. Ellen has a long history of helping local area non-profits share their stories and build powerful development programs both internally as a Director of Communications and externally through Public Relations agency work.

Ellen graduated Summa Cum Laude from Duke Divinity School at Duke University with her MACP and earned her BS in Business Administration from Florida Southern College.