About Me

cropped-523591_10151032588732503_1149103098_n.jpg  Ellen Hite, CBSC

217-201-2301                           – A highly talented professional with a great

coach@ellenhite.com                 passion in seeing others succeed

– Thought leader and effective communicator




Professional Experience

2015  – Coach and Advisor for Arete-High Performance Advisors, Lake St. Louis, MO

2012 – Present

  • Life and Leadership Coach serving the Decatur, IL area

Cognitive and behavior intervention specialist involving emotional intelligence

and neural networks specified. Assist business leaders with awareness

for discovery and confidence for success.


  • Co-owner of Maxwell & Hite Insurance Services, Inc., Macon, IL

Licensed Insurance Producer for Fire, Casualty, Life and Health

Commercial Lines Manager taking agency from zero sales to $2 million sales growth

within 8 years. Negotiated commercial renewals from insurance companies. Oversaw

complete book of business rollovers from one company to another. Trained and managed

personnel for rating, claim adjusting and sales focus.


Education and Certifications

  • 2015 – Completed Organizational Leadership – Bachelor of Science Degree

Greenville College, Greenville, IL

Notable courses: Dynamics of Group Behavior, Interpersonal Communication and

Principles of Leadership

2015 – Certification as a Brain-Based Success Coach, The Academies, Inc.

2015 – Certification as a Executive & Leadership Development Coach, ICF ACSTH program

  • 2011 –  Erickson College International, Vancouver, BC Canada

The Art and Science of Coaching  – Core Coaching Competencies of the International Coach Federation,

supporting training guidelines for ICF ACTP and CCE accredited programs

  • 2007 –  Chaplain Ordination – International Fellowship of Chaplains

Saginaw, Michigan. Certificates of Training and Completion in First Response including CISM, CERT,

Suicidology, PTSD, FEMA courses 100, 200, 700 and 800


Points of Interest

  • Member of Christian Coaches Network, 2012 to Present
  • Chairperson on eImpact Summit Awards Committee, 2014
  • Leading From Your Strengths Personality Assessment Certified
    • Chaplain for South Macon Fire District, Macon, IL, Present.