Biographies

Biographies

The team of people who work at Commonwealth Financial Network® have the knowledge, skills, and experience to help you pursue your financial goals. Our staff is professional, courteous, and always prepared to address your concerns, answer your questions, and fulfill your requests to put your mind at ease.

Eugene (Gene) Ellison

Lead Financial Advisor

Gene is the lead financial advisor at Commonwealth Financial Network®. He works one-on-one with clients to help build and implement custom-made financial strategies designed to help them pursue their unique financial goals. Gene has earned his Chartered Life Underwriter® (CLU®) and Chartered Financial Consultant® (ChFC®) designations from The American College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. He graduated summa cum laude from Fitchburg State University in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, with a degree in communications/media in 1982. In his spare time, he coaches youth sports, participates in bass fishing tournaments, is a musician, and enjoys daily physical fitness.

Robert (Razz) Ellison

Branch Director of Investment Operations

Razz is our branch’s director of investment operations. He analyzes client portfolios and provides recommendations based on product research and asset allocation strategies. Razz and his brother, Gene, have the same philosophy—a commitment to clients' goals through efficiently designed diversified investment portfolios. "Our main focus each day is to provide prompt, courteous service to every one of our clients." Razz has earned his Chartered Life Underwriter®(CLU®), Chartered Financial Consultant® (ChFC®), and Chartered Advisor for Senior Living (CASL®) designations from The American College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Salem State University in Salem, Massachusetts, with a degree in sociology in 1992. In his spare time, he enjoys playing golf and supporting all the New England sports teams.