M. Elena Gillespie, CPA

Senior Vice President

Elena is responsible for oversight of all non-investment related activities as well as SEC compliance at Woodstock Corporation. She is also president of Woodstock Services Company, LLC, and serves as a consultant to the Board of Directors for Coal, Energy Investment and Management, LLC, the managing general partner of Big Sandy Company, LP, with which she has been affiliated since 1991.

Elena joined Woodstock in 2003, bringing many years of experience in public accounting and advising individuals and corporate clients on financial, tax and management issues. She is a member of the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the National Society of Compliance Professionals. She is also an Investment Advisor Certified Compliance Professional (IACCCPSM).

A graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst with a BBA in Business Administration – Accounting, Elena also received an MS in Taxation from Suffolk University. She serves on the board of directors of the Canton, MA, Historical Society, for which she is the treasurer, and formerly served as treasurer and member on the board of the Lupus Foundation of New England.