Ellen Koppersmith Madden

Ellen Koppersmith Madden

Senior Instructor


  • MBA, 2003 Spring Hill College
  • BA, 1987 Birmingham-Southern College


  • CPA
  • CMA


Ms. Madden is a Senior Instructor of Accounting who joined the faculty in the Fall of 2007 after teaching part-time for several years.   Ms. Madden earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Birmingham-Southern College and a Masters of Business Administration from Spring Hill College. She is a licensed CPA in the state of Alabama as well as a Certified Management Accountant. In addition to teaching Principles of Accounting, she has also taught Auditing at USA.  Ms. Madden has four times been named Instructor of the Year for the Mitchell College of Business.

Ms. Madden began her career as an auditor with Price Waterhouse, Ltd. serving manufacturing and service clients throughout the Southeast as well as up-state New York. She went to work for one her clients as an internal auditor and remained in the internal audit field for over ten years. Upon returning to Mobile, Ms. Madden continues to provide various accounting and consulting services to small business and not-for-profit groups.

Outside of her teaching responsibilities, Ms. Madden enjoys sailing, reading, and cheering on her children in collegiate sports. She has previously served on the advisory board of Camp Kesem, a not-for-profit charitable organization as well as the boards of the City of Mobile Swim Association, a not-for-profit athletic organization as well as Mobile Opera, Inc. and Mobile Ballet, Inc. in addition to participating in various social and civic organizations.