Ellen R. Marram is managing director of North Castle Partners, LLC, a private equity firm. Most recently she served as president and chief executive officer of efdex, Inc. Prior to that, Ms. Marram served as president and chief executive officer of The Tropicana Beverage Group from 1997-1998, and was president of the group from 1993-1997. Ms. Marram served as senior vice president of the Nabisco Foods Group and president and chief executive officer of Nabisco Biscuit Company 1988-1993. She was president of the Nabisco Grocery Division from 1987-1988.
Ms. Marram received a bachelor of arts degree in economics from Wellesley College and an MBA from Harvard University. She is a director of the Advertising Council and Lincoln Center Theater. She also serves on the Visiting Committee to the Harvard Business School.
Ms. Marram was elected a Ford director in 1988. She chairs the Nominating and Governance Committee.