Ellie Cantkier
Program and Operations Manager

Ellie Cantkier

Program and Operations Manager

Year 3rd year at Georgia Tech
Ellie Cantkier

Biography

Ellie Cantkier joined the men’s basketball program as administrative coordinator in June of 2016 and was promoted to program and operations manager in August of 2017. In addition to managing the complete office operations for the men’s basketball program, Cantkier handles planning and set-up for all team travel, including hotel and transportation. She also coordinates activities and communications for the men’s basketball coaches committee and assists with processing and tracking the program’s budget.

Cantkier first came to the Georgia Tech Athletic Association in March 2015 as a human resources assistant and served 15 months in that capacity before joining the men’s basketball staff. With more than seven years of experience as a human resources generalist, she received her PHR (Professional of Human Resources) certification from SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) in 2001.

Before joining Georgia Tech, she served on several local school Board of Directors and Parent Teacher Community Associations as a community volunteer (2004-2014). She has experience as a human resources manager for several Atlanta-based businesses, including Omni Landscape Group (2003-2004) and InfoMart Pre-Employment Screening Services (2001-2003).

Prior to moving to Atlanta in 2001, she worked in the restaurant hospitality industry as an employee development manager at WindMark Concepts (2000-2001) in Boca Raton, Fla., and as a personnel manager for Pappas Restaurant Group (1991-1999) in Houston, Texas.

Cantkier attended the University of Houston, where she graduated in 1996 with a degree in psychology.