Bill McEllen


Bill McEllen has over 27 years of experience exclusively within the health and wellness industry using his executive leadership skills and marketing expertise to build both high-performing teams and heavy-hitting brands. Bill started his career on the client side of the industry, spending nearly 10 years rising to roles such as senior marketing manager for BASF Corporation. This well-rounded perspective has served him well, as Bill spent 13 years with McCann Health as president of both McCann Torre Lazur and McCann Echo prior to joining Fingerpaint, and he has led his agencies to 9 nominations as Agency of the Year in various industry publications. As a partner at Fingerpaint, he currently leads the agency’s flagship Saratoga Springs office and also oversees the Cedar Knolls office. He plays a large part in the company’s strategic direction, ensuring the agency’s offerings are on the cutting edge of the industry. Bill earned his bachelor’s degree from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania and his MBA with a concentration in health services administration from Marywood University.