America’s Family Financial Expert® and America’s Military Family Expert™

Ellie is the best-selling author of fifteen books including Lean Body, Fat Wallet (Thomas Nelson 2013), The Sixty Minute Money Workout,  Living Rich for Less as well as The Little Book of Big Savings (all with Waterbrook/Random House). She is a popular international speaker, presenting at arena events with 8,000 people. As a media veteran, she has appeared on over 600 radio/tv stations including CNBC, CNN and Fox NewsEllie is currently seen regularly on ABC NEWS NOW as one of their experts. She is an international radio commentator for Money Matters and Focus on the Family. As a popular columnist she writes for six national magazines. She has been the subject matter expert or writer for hundreds of national periodicals including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Woman’s Day, Woman’s World, Redbook, Consumer Reports, Military Spouse and Life Beautiful.

Ellie and her team have taken the “Heroes at Home World Tour” from coast to coast in the United States and to Chini, Germany, France, Italy and England. In all these venues, they are helping military families with key isues including fniances.

As a corporate spokesperson, Ellie has conducted dozens of successful SMT/RMT tours reaching upwards to 35 media outlets in one very long morning. Her Fortune 500 clients have said that in each of these, she has hit 100% of messaging.

Ellie Kay graduated from CCU with an MA in HR and is married to Bob, a current test pilot and retired USAF fighter pilot. They have seven children. She is the daughter of a Air Force Reserve Chief, the mom of a Naval Academy graduate, Marine, and a son at the Air Force Academy. Their youngest son wants to go to Westpoint. The Kays live in Palmdale,CA, which is in Los Angeles county.


Introducing Ellie Kay
America’s Family Financial Expert® and America’s military Family Expert™
Genre Speaker, Author, Radio and Television Talent, Corporate Spokesperson
Offers Keynote, Panelist, Host, MC,  Workshop (in conjunction with Keynote), Spokesperson
Topics Home-based businesses, Living rich for less, Financial fitness, Financial literacy for youth, Biblical finance, Military family lifestyle isues, Parenting, Marriage and money, Women’s financial health, Girlfriends getaway, Writer’s workshops
Suitable Events Christian, Corporate, Fundraising, Conferences, Retreats, Workshops, Seminars, Regional events, Luncheons/Dinners, Arena events, Churches and Cruise bookings
Suitable Audiences Corporate, Women’s groups, Adults mixed, Mother/daughter, Business professionals, Human Resource professionals, Mom’s groups, Educators
Travels From Palmdate, California (BUR or LAX)
Fee Range
Single Message:
Multiple Messages:
Major Conference:
$2,500 – 8,000
3,500 – 10,000


What Others Say

“Ellie did a great job of addressing how to help with your personal finances.  This has a huge impact on your overall health and well-being and the women who attended our conference as well as the organization we represent are deeply grateful for her insights presented with humor and thoughtfulness.” Beverly Rigsby, RN, BSN, BA, MBAService Line Development DirectorLomaLindaUniversityMedicalCenter

“Ellie was our keynote for 8,000 women in our annual arena event Rally. She got a standing ovation and constant outbursts of clapping, laughter and cheers when helping women discuss the financial aspect of homebased businesses. Our jewelers loved her wit, practical advice and charm. The next day at our Red, White and Blue rally, she gave a patriotic message that, once again, garnered a standing ovation.” Jeff Dimiceli, Rally Director, Premier Jewelry

“Ellie has been a groundbreaking spokesperson for Walmart. She was the first to offer a podcast, host a Satellite Media Tour from a Walmart store and launch a subsidiary website. It was also standing room only when she spoke to our people at corporate headquarters. We highly recommend her as a spokesperson and a speaker.” Melissa O’Brien, PR Director, Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club

“Ellie captivated our large audience with her humor and helpful insight, we are thankful to have her as our keynote on multiple occasions for different gatherings.” Phil Waldrep, Moutnain Top Conferences

“Ellie is bright, funny and interesting.  She captures her audience and holds it close by combining a great message with an entertaining delivery. She helped inspire our group and she has my top endorsement.” Major General Steve Goldfein, USAF Joint Chief Staff

“Commanders at all levels know that ‘readiness never takes a day off.’ This is certainly true for our nation’s military personnel at home and abroad, and it is equally true for those heroes who remain on the home front.  These home front spouses and families need help and hope for their critical role in maintaining strong families and securing our nation’s future.  Ellie Kay has captured this essential need in Heroes at Home, an important tool for spouses, troops, and commanders.” Major General Bob Dees, USA (Retired) Executive Director, Militar Ministry, Campus Crusade

“Ellie is amazing! I don’t think she ever sleeps! Ellie provides great information and is always a fund guest ont eh show.” Bill Griffith, host, CNBS’s Power Lunch

“Ellie’s work is one of the great services to families across our nation.  I applaud her work in helping all of us be better stewards.” Dennis Rainey, Executive Director, Family LIfe, Best-selling Author and Radio Host

“Ellie Kay’s simple yet revolutionary program changes families daily.” Lieutenant General Lawso W. Magruderill Fort Drum CG, U.S. Army

Sample Prior Bookings

Corporate: Loma Linda Women’s Health Conference, Premier Jewelers annual Rally (8,000), Walmart Headquarters, Visa Headquarters, Sears, Procter and Gamble, Sprint, Mastercard, USAA, Progressive Insurance, Oscar Meyer, GMAC, MediaLink, TaxAct, American Express, Washington Mutual, National Jumpstart, UPromise, Sam’s Club, Visa Providian, Follett Bookstores Headquarters, ABC News Media Conference, Fox News Media Luncheon,CNBC Employees, American Embassy- China, Department of Defense Annual Military Spouse of the Year event, Department of Defense (DOD) European Tour of Air Force bases, DOD – Alaska speaking tour Air Force/Army, US Army/Marine Corps/Navy bases, conventions and conferences, Yellow Ribbon Programs (DOD), National Guard Bureau Annual Conference (subbed for Laura Bush) .

Christian: The Crystal Cathedral, Garden Grove, CA; Mount Hermon Writers Conference, Florida Christian Writers Conference, Focus on the Family Chapel, Family Life Radio Employees, Military Ministry annual conference, Sandy Cove Christian Conference, Hearts at Home (3,000/5,000/3500), Mountain Top Women’s Conferences, (3,000), 700 Club Ministry Partners.


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