Ed Ellison

Ed Ellison, CFA Head of School

Edward M. Ellison became the 11th Head of School at Cape Fear Academy on Wednesday, July 1, 2020.

Most recently Ellison served as the executive director for the office of alumni relations at Tufts University in Medford, Mass. Prior to his work at Tufts, some of his work in independent school includes serving as the head of St. Johns Country Day School in Orange Park, Fla.; the director of finance and operations, admissions officer, teacher, class dean, varsity coach and advisor at the Roxbury Latin School in Boston, Mass.; and as a teacher, varsity coach, advisor and dorm parent at Milton Academy in Milton, Mass.

After receiving his bachelor’s, cum laude, from Tufts University, Ed joined the U.S. Marine Corps, where he attained the rank of captain. After leaving the Marine Corps, he earned his MBA from Harvard Business School.