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Ms. Ellen McClain

Chief Financial Officer

Year Up Inc

HQ Phone: (617) 542-1533

Year Up Inc

93 Summer Street

Boston, Massachusetts 02110

United States

Company Description

Year Up's mission is to close the Opportunity Divide by providing urban young adults with the skills, experience, and support that will empower them to reach their potential through professional careers and higher education. Year Up achieves this mission ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Vice President, Finance
TRA Officers , Directors and Alternate

Director
NABOB

President and Chief Operating Officer
The New York Racing Association Inc

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Granite Broadcasting Corporation

Analyst
Bank of New England

Affiliations

Member
Audit

Racetrack Representative
National Thoroughbred Racing Association

Board Member
The Broadcast Cable Financial Management Association

Board Member
National Association for Black Owned Broadcasters

Board Member
National Association of Broadcasters

Education

Master's degree
Business Administration
Harvard University

Masters degree
Business Administration
Harvard Business School

bachelor's degree
economics
Brown University

master's degree
business administration
Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration

Web References (198 Total References)


Leadership | Year Up

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Ellen McClain

Chief Financial Officer at Year Up
Motivated by curiosity and a propensity to lead, Ellen McClain has gained extensive professional management experience over the past 25 years as a CFO and COO at companies in various stages of development, helping companies navigate competitive challenges and market opportunities brought about by technological and regulatory change.
Ms. McClain began her career at Bank of New England, N.A. in 1986 as an analyst and lender to radio, television and cable companies. After graduating from business school in 1993, she joined Granite Broadcasting Corporation. As VP, Corporate Development and SVP and Chief Financial Officer, Ms. McClain financed the television station group through ten years of rapid change. In 2004, seeking a new challenge at a bigger company, Ms. McClain joined Hearst-Argyle Television, Inc. As Vice President of Finance, Ms. McClain built a strong foundation in finance, acquisitions, investor relations, SEC reporting and financial controls, and sought to expand her industry and operating experience. In 2009, Ms. McClain joined the New York Racing Association. After turning around their failing finance organization, in the fall of 2011, Ms. McClain was promoted to Chief Operating Officer, then President, with responsibility for setting the strategic direction of the enterprise while managing all aspects of the operation. In 2013 Ms. McClain resigned in order to pursue board opportunities.
Ellen McClain earned a B.A. in Economics from Brown University in 1986 and a Master in Business Administration degree from Harvard University in 1993. She currently serves on the Board of Directors, and is a member of the Audit and the Nominating and Governance committees, of Crane Co. A native of suburban Boston, she resides in New York City with her husband and two children.


Leadership | Year Up

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Ellen McClain

Chief Financial Officer at Year Up
Motivated by curiosity and a propensity to lead, Ellen McClain has gained extensive professional management experience over the past 25 years as a CFO and COO at companies in various stages of development, helping companies navigate competitive challenges and market opportunities brought about by technological and regulatory change.
Ms. McClain began her career at Bank of New England, N.A. in 1986 as an analyst and lender to radio, television and cable companies. After graduating from business school in 1993, she joined Granite Broadcasting Corporation. As VP, Corporate Development and SVP and Chief Financial Officer, Ms. McClain financed the television station group through ten years of rapid change. In 2004, seeking a new challenge at a bigger company, Ms. McClain joined Hearst-Argyle Television, Inc. As Vice President of Finance, Ms. McClain built a strong foundation in finance, acquisitions, investor relations, SEC reporting and financial controls, and sought to expand her industry and operating experience. In 2009, Ms. McClain joined the New York Racing Association. After turning around their failing finance organization, in the fall of 2011, Ms. McClain was promoted to Chief Operating Officer, then President, with responsibility for setting the strategic direction of the enterprise while managing all aspects of the operation. In 2013 Ms. McClain resigned in order to pursue board opportunities.
Ellen McClain earned a B.A. in Economics from Brown University in 1986 and a Master in Business Administration degree from Harvard University in 1993. She currently serves on the Board of Directors, and is a member of the Audit and the Nominating and Governance committees, of Crane Co. A native of suburban Boston, she resides in New York City with her husband and two children.


Crane Co. - Directors and Officers

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Ellen McClain Haime (2) Former President New York Racing Association


Horse Racing | Horse Racing Entries | Horse Racing Results | Past Performances | Mobile | Statistics

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Broadbent, McClain, Rubinstein Appointed to Equibase Management Committee

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Richard F. "Happy" Broadbent IV, a vice president of Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI), Ellen McClain, executive vice president and chief operating officer with the New York Racing Association, and Josh Rubinstein, vice president for development with Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, have been appointed by the Thoroughbred Racing Associations of North America (TRA) to the Equibase Management Committee, it was announced today by Nick Nicholson, chairman of Equibase.
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McClain replaces Hal Handel, who served two terms as a member, while Rubinstein replaces Craig Fravel, who served as a member since 1996 before being named president of Breeders’ Cup Ltd. earlier this year.
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Like Bill, Hal and Craig," Nicholson continued, "Happy, Ellen and Josh possess the business acumen, diverse skill sets and a passion that will benefit Equibase and the racing industry in the years ahead."
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McClain joined NYRA in 2009 and served as the organization’s senior vice president and chief financial officer before being promoted to executive vice president and chief operating officer in October of this year. Before joining NYRA, McClain served as the vice president of finance for Hearst-Argyle Television, Inc. Prior to that, McClain served as the senior vice president and chief financial officer for Granite Broadcasting Corporation.


And just which NYRA employees will ...

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And just which NYRA employees will remain is unknown - it is speculated that new CEO Ellen McClain will be among the first to go.

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