Ellis is the newly elected chairman for the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce‘s Board of Directors. He is a member of many boards, including Santa Monica CVB, British American Business Council, and Britweek.
Ellis is currently part of the MSD Hospitality team as asset manager/owner’s representative overseeing MSD Capital’s portfolio of prominent hospitality assets which includes the Four Seasons Maui, Four Seasons Hualalai, Hualalai Resort, Kona Village, and the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows in Santa Monica.
Ellis completed his undergraduate degree at Thames Valley University in London, England, where he studied hotel catering and hospitality management. He is a 2003 MBA graduate from Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and Management.