Ellen Rafferty


Program Services Committee Vice Chair,Research Data & Impact Committee, PQMD

Manager, Product Donations & Community Relations, Social Investing, BD

Ellen Rafferty manages many of BD’s international, domestic, and local corporate giving programs. Programs under her responsibility include cash grants, product donations, matching gifts, volunteering, and special events. Ellen directs BD’s worldwide product donation programs and manages relationships with the nonprofit organizations with which BD collaborates. She also oversees the employee matching gifts programs, workplace giving activities, and local volunteer projects. In addition, she supports select company sponsorships and contributes to the community relations function for corporate headquarters.

Prior to joining BD, Ellen worked with The McGraw-Hill Companies and The Economist Intelligence Unit. She serves as a Vice President for the DACKKs Group Supportive Housing, and is on the advisory board of the Northern New Jersey American Cancer Society. Ellen is past co-chair of the Northern New Jersey Business Volunteer Council and represents BD as a member of the Association of Corporate Contribution Professionals and the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy. Ellen attended Columbia University’s School of General Studies and is currently completing a degree in business administration from Dominican College, Orangeburg, NY.