Ellis Winstanley ’03
As a freshman at the University of Texas, Ellis Winstanley ’03 chose to join Delta Tau Delta because he saw a distinction between it and other fraternities on campus.“Delta Tau Delta had a unique spirit to me, one that was very genuine. I connected with that immediately,” shared Ellis. His best memories come from the many relationships established during his undergraduate years in the fraternity. He also enjoyed building for parties and serving as the social chairman.
Today, Ellis stays involved as an alumnus by serving on the house corporation and previously as the chapter advisor. He encourages alumni to give back to Gamma Iota by getting involved or by donating to the annual campaign. “You get what you put into it. That’s been the case since pledgeship (or birth; however you want to look at it),” Ellis explains. His advice for undergraduates is “learn to learn, build relationships, and enjoy your time in the chapter.”
Ellis and his twin brother, Austin ’03, work at Tradelogic Corporation. “CEO is my title, but I’d rather not have one honestly. We turn around and expand distressed businesses and sometimes start up new ones in hospitality, software, printing/promotional, construction, real estate, and apparel industries. We like to build things,” Ellis says.
Ellis lives in Austin, Texas, with his family. He and his wife, Paige, have two identical twins, Hugh and Bauer, and a little girl on the way. E-mail: email@example.com