As the President and Chief Executive Officer of Runbeck Election Services in Phoenix, Jeff Ellington (51) has distinguished himself in the election industry. He has provided leadership and direction for over a decade in elections, driving improvements of processes while maintaining peak quality standards. Jeff joined Runbeck in 2011 as Vice President of Vote by Mail, and in 2012 he became the Vice President of Field Operations. Since 2015, he has served as Chief Operating Officer and assumed the role of President in 2016. He most recently assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer in 2021. Prior to joining Runbeck, Jeff was the Worldwide Customer Service Manager at MailCode Inc. as well as Product Manager for Pitney Bowes. With multiple years of hands-on experience in elections, he focuses on achieving the highest customer satisfaction and pushing innovation throughout the entire Runbeck team. He champions the Runbeck Lean Manufacturing initiative and consistently refines the strength and cohesiveness of current activity for the future success of all teams and clients. Jeff is a graduate of Purdue University and former Indiana resident. He and his family now live in Scottsdale and enjoy the outdoor lifestyle that the Southwest offers year-round.
"With the pandemic, a lot of people got exposed to that. A lot of states are continuing down that process because it is more convenient for the voter."9 September 2022
“It is impossible to predict what might happen in the coming months, and we have done everything we can to be prepared for our current customers. We will know more about the situation as we get closer to the November General Election.”28 July 2022
“We have faced issues in securing paper. We have been promised by our vendors the same quantity we had ordered in 2020, which will allow us to serve our current customers, but we have been unable to take on many new customers this year because of the paper supply chain issues”28 July 2022