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Byron Ellis, CFP®, ChFC


Byron Ellis is responsible for the management and strategic operations of The Woodlands office of Goldman Sachs Personal Financial Management, within the Consumer and Investment Management Division of Goldman Sachs. Byron enjoys taking highly complex topics and making them easy to understand to help clients live the life they want.

For more than 25 years, Byron has directly counseled investors on ways to preserve their assets and avoid costly mistakes. He began his career at Ameriprise Financial before starting Ellis & Ellis, a Private Wealth Advisory Practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. Byron joined United Capital, now known as Goldman Sachs Personal Financial Management, in 2014.

Byron is a graduate of Abilene Christian University and is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER (CFP®) practitioner. He has also achieved the Chartered Financial Consultant® (ChFC®) designation from The American College of Financial Services.

Byron lives with his wife, Leslie and daughter in The Woodlands. His hobbies include photography and many fitness activities. He has served the local community as Founder of the Montgomery County Economic Panel, Chairman of the Board of the South Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of the Board for Leadership Montgomery County, Event Chair for First Night-The Woodlands and Finance Committee Chair for the Montgomery County United Way Campaign.

United Capital Financial Advisers, LLC d/b/a Goldman Sachs Personal Financial Management (“GS PFM”) is a registered investment adviser and an affiliate of Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC and subsidiary of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., a worldwide, full-service investment banking, broker-dealer, asset management, and financial services organization. GS PFM does not provide legal, tax, or accounting advice. Clients should obtain their own independent legal, tax, or accounting advice based on their particular circumstances.