John Ellsworth in the Press

John Ellsworth - Vision Magazine Profile

John Ellsworth embodies the 21st-century general counsel—part legal eagle, part savvy deal-maker and all-around problem solver who is up for any challenge.

Having stepped away last year, on his own terms, from the general counsel’s role at ScanSource—a South Carolina-based public company with international operations—he left things in better shape than he found them. He also kept a hypergrowth company from going off the rails, which is no small feat for even the most battle-tested attor… Read More Here

Culture Shock is Welcome Here

A remarkable hub of corporate culture defined by its diversity as much as its unified vision exists in Greenville, South Carolina. That’s where ScanSource, a publicly traded international distribution company, provides automatic identification and data-capture products and point-of-sale products in addition to voice, data, and converged communications products. The company has expanded subst… Read More Here

Tough Challenges Are The Best Kind

In all my years advising public companies, I have learned this one lesson above all else:

The toughest challenges create the greatest opportunities for growth.

As General Counsel of ScanSource, a leading global technology solutions provider, I witnessed the ups, downs and many challenges of a hypergrowth company firsthand. The stakes grew ever higher, and the challenges grew with them.

As I sai….Read More Here