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Background Information

Employment History

Thoroughbred Racing Associations

President and Chief Operating Officer

The New York Racing Association Inc

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Granite Broadcasting Corporation

Vice President of Finance

The Hearst Corporation

Chief Financial Officer

Year Up Inc

Affiliations

Member
Audit

Racetrack Representative
National Thoroughbred Racing Association

Board Member
The Broadcast Cable Financial Management Association

Board Member
NABOB

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 (199 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


Crane Co. - Directors and Officers

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


Americas

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The letter cited a "continued failure to act in the best interest of racing", because the officer appointments are "entirely inappropriate, violate regulatory standards and NYRA's own by-laws" due to the ongoing investigation of the takeout matter as Ellen McClain was NYRA's chief financial officer at the time of the incorrect takeout (26% instead of the mandated 25%).

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The New York Racing Association's Board of Directors promoted its COO, Ellen McClain, to President and hired Kenneth Handal as general counsel.
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McClain announced that "This is a critical period for New York racing.

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