Baltimore, Md- Ellin & Tucker, the Baltimore-based public accounting and business consulting firm, announced today that Aileen Eskildsen, director at Ellin & Tucker, was accepted to Network 2000, a networking group championing women business leaders. Eskildsen was extended an invitation to join the esteemed organization not only because of her own personal achievements, but because of her dedication to the development of women leaders through mentoring and advocacy in both the workplace and the community.
“I am honored to have been accepted to Network 2000,” Eskildsen said. “I look forward to working together with these exceptional women to mentor and encourage women of all ages and at all stages of their careers to achieve their full potential. It is a privilege to have the opportunity to work with the business community to increase the female presence in corporate board rooms now and for future generations.”
A non-profit membership organization founded in Baltimore, Network 2000 carries the mission “to promote the advancement of women in professional and executive positions” and currently has 85 members who are leaders in Maryland across a variety of industries.
Ed Brake, managing director of Ellin & Tucker said, “It’s no secret that the accounting industry as a whole is predominantly male. Aileen is a go-getter and an undeniable leader, committed to growing the female representation at Ellin & Tucker and in the accounting industry overall. I can say without reserve that Network 2000 has gained an exceptional new member.”
In her current role as director and professional development coordinator at Ellin & Tucker, Eskildsen oversees the career development of the firm’s professionals. She directs the firm’s continuing education, training and recruitment programs to ensure Ellin & Tucker team members are receiving the support they need to develop technically and professionally. She is also responsible for the firm’s recruiting committee, which focuses on the recruitment of accounting professionals from area universities. Eskildsen joined Ellin & Tucker following her graduation from Towson University with a Bachelors of Science degree in accounting. Eskildsen is a Certified Public Accounta
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