Margaret Ann Ellington has joined the Utah State University Development Office as director of corporate and foundation development.

Thomas L. Allen, executive director of the office, said Ellington will contact corporations and foundations both in Utah and across the country for support for the university.Ellington has recently worked as a procurement analyst in contracting and manufacturing at Hill Air Force Base. She has been a consultant with Shipley Associates, providing government, industry and business with educational, diagnostic and training workshops and services.

She has also been an adjunct professor in English at Weber State University.