Ellard was born and raised in Brandon, Manitoba. He earned his Certified General Accountants designation in 1987. Ellard became a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada in 2015 by receiving his Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CGA) designation.
Ellard first became a partner at a previous accounting firm in 1989. With over 35 years of experience as a Public Practice Accountant, Ellard offers a full range of accounting, taxation and business advisory services for small- and medium-sized businesses including but not limited to manufacturing, retail, construction, real estate, consulting and professional services. Ellard constantly strives to provide the best service possible to all of his clients.
Ellard is an avid sports fan and enjoys attending Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Winnipeg Jets games. In his spare time he also likes to play tennis and golf and spend time with his family.