Matthew D. Ellis
Matthew D. Ellis is senior vice president and treasurer for Verizon, responsible for corporate-wide financing, cash management, pension and insurance activities, as well as the Verizon Capital Group, which provides asset-based financing, tax credit investment activities and enterprise customer financing.
Prior to joining Verizon, Ellis spent 15 years at Tyson Foods, Inc. in a variety of roles. Most recently, he was vice president and treasurer responsible for financing, cash management, insurance and credit. From 2007 through 2010 Ellis was vice president, Finance where he was responsible for M&A activity, including transactions in China, Brazil and India. From 2005 to 2007 Ellis was vice president, Country Manager with responsibility for all aspects of Tyson’s Mexico subsidiary. From 1997 through 2004 he held a number of positions within finance and accounting.
Previously, Matt worked in England for Dixons Stores Group plc and Coopers & Lybrand where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant.
He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) degree from the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom.