As a Vice President of the economic incentive division of Site Selection Group, Nancy O’Brien Ellis has over 20 years of experience in analyzing, negotiating, securing and providing compliance services for discretionary and statutory economic incentives.
Nancy strives to create a cooperative environment in order to maximize incentive value for her clients from local and state political leaders. She understands both the client’s and jurisdiction’s needs for a “win-win” approach. Nancy has successfully secured and facilitated the administration of both statutory and discretionary incentives, including job creation and retention benefits, tax credits, property tax abatements, employee training grants, cash grants, payroll rebates, sales and use tax refunds, utility benefits and other economic incentives that provide a meaningful benefit to clients.
Nancy is dedicated to providing the highest standard of customer service while working to ensure all potential benefits are thoroughly researched and analyzed for applicability and relevance for the client.
Nancy’s relevant work experience includes approximately 13 years with Ernst & Young in its State and Local Tax practice focusing on credits and incentives consulting; as well as seven years with the Texas Department of Economic Development.