Ellen Hunt joined AARP to assist the organization with establishing its Ethics &
Compliance Program. Her responsibilities include implementing the ethics and
compliance program and establishing best practices for all elements of an effective
compliance program pursuant to the Federal Sentencing Guidelines. Before joining
AARP, Ellen served as the individual responsible for the day-to-day ethics and
compliance operations of a large food distribution company with over 24,000
employees and a large Blue Cross and Blue Shield plan with numerous state and
federal health care contracts. In these roles she was responsible for all aspects of
the compliance programs including developing compliance training, conducting
investigations and implementing regulatory requirements. Ellen has handled
matters regarding False Claims Act litigation and other claims, corporate
governance, mergers and acquisitions, state and federal regulatory investigations
as well as employment issues.
Any opinions expressed by Ms. Hunt are solely her own and are not made on behalf
Ms. Hunt received her law degree from The John Marshall Law School and her B.A.
degree from Hope College. She is admitted to practice law in Illinois.