Francis J. Sennott
Senior Financial Planning Director
Francis (“Frank”) Sennott serves as Senior Financial Planner Director for Ropes Wealth, where he counsels wealthy families, corporate executives, professionals, and closely held business owners on personal financial matters. In his role, Frank designs and implements financial plans, coordinates relationships with clients’ advisors, including attorneys, accountants, lenders and insurance brokers, develops investment objectives for clients’ qualified and nonqualified investment portfolios, and develops and presents financial planning seminars to corporate clients.
Frank served as a Financial Planner for Ropes & Gray LLP for over thirteen years. Prior to his many years of service with Ropes & Gray LLP, Frank accumulated over 15 years of experience in areas including financial planning, estate and insurance planning, personal income tax, and the design and implementation of executive benefits. Frank provided these and other services to a wide variety of clients through service in senior positions with Westport Worldwide, The Brown Company, KPMG Peat Marwick, George Beram & Company, and the Weston Financial Group, among other organizations.
Frank earned a MBA and a BS from Boston College, and a JD from George Washington University. He is a Certified Trust and Financial Advisor (CTFA). He is a member of the Shaw Society at Boston College and serves on its Legacy Giving Committee. Frank is an adjunct faculty member at Northeastern University where he teaches a course on financial planning in the graduate tax program. He is a past contributor to Benefits Quarterly magazine, Benefits and Compensation International magazine, and the American Society of CLU and ChFC’s Business and Compensation News and Views newsletter. Frank is on the program committee for the Ropes & Gray Private Client Group’s Leading By Example conference series on charitable giving.
Frank resides in Westwood with his wife, and is a proud father to a son and daughter in their twenties. He is a long time season-ticket holder for the Boston Red Sox, New England Patriots, and Boston College football teams.