John J. Ellsworth’s Professional Experience


Work Experience

Co-Founder and Managing Partner — Monolith Global Partners

Since 2017, John Ellsworth has been a valued M&A advisor with Monolith Global Partners, serving as an affiliate for private equity, investment bank, and business advisory firms. He oversees strategic direction and uses his past experiences to target M&A market friction.


Co-Founder, CLO, and Managing Member — ACCEW Group

John Ellsworth co-founded the ACCEW Group LLC in March 2020. At this multinational private equity and Fintech firm, John balances a capital funding search with efforts to create an Accredited Tax Advantaged Opportunity Zone Fund. 


Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary — ScanSource

John Ellsworth served this global technology solutions provider, entering the company during a period of high growth. Over the course of his tenure, John wore many hats—Corporate Secretary in 2006, Vice President in 2008, and Executive Vice President in 2012. His greatest achievements include closing 15 domestic and foreign M&A transactions, establishing an integrated global legal team, and restructuring corporate governance for 30+ international subsidiaries. 


Assistant General Counsel — One Price Clothing Stores, Inc.

John Ellsworth was corporate counsel for over 5,000 employees across the United States and its surrounding territories. His responsibilities included contracts, employment, human resources, real estate, intellectual property, finance, IT, federal litigation compliance, and finance. 


Judicial Clerkship

John Ellsworth served The Honorable Bruce R. Douglas, District Court Judge for Buffalo, MN.