Meet the Team

Our multi-generational team is nine people strong and continues to grow so that we can address the ever-evolving needs of our clients.  Our mission is to provide concierge-level service and time-tested investment guidance.
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Bonnette Wealth Management Group

Richard A. Bonnette

Richard A. Bonnette

Senior Vice President/Investments

For more than 30 years, Rick has gained invaluable financial experience and the loyalty of a variety of client families.  Being invited to his clients’ weddings, graduations, retirement parties, and funerals are honors he considers to be his career’s greatest achievements.

Rick continues a lifelong commitment to teaching and mentoring.  A former player, coach, and official, he believes that success is a natural result of discipline applied daily.

Rick and his wife, Toni, have been married for more than 40 years.  Their sons, Eric and Breton, joined the Bonnette Wealth Management Group and have helped the team grow, having brought on their wives, Emily and Victoria.  Rick earned a B.S. from West Chester University and an M.E. from University of Oklahoma.

Breton Bonnette

Breton W. Bonnette, CFP, CRPC

Senior Vice President/Investments

Breton joined The Bonnette Group, now known as the Bonnette Wealth Management Group, in 2006.  He focuses on risk management strategies and income-generating strategies to help clients plan for retirement.

Breton attained the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification from the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc., which identifies those individuals who have met the experience requirements of the CFP® Board, have successfully completed financial planning coursework, and have passed the CFP® Certification Examination.  In addition, he holds the Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorSM designation, which he leverages to help clients create a steady stream of income during their retirement years.  In 2018, he was named to Forbes’ “America’s Top Next-Generation Wealth Advisors,” and in 2019, he was named to Forbes’ “Best-in-State Next Generation Wealth Advisors.”1

Breton earned a B.A. in History from the University of Pennsylvania.  An avid runner and soccer enthusiast, he lives in Philadelphia with his wife, Emily, and their two children.

1 Forbes’ “America’s Top Next Generation Wealth Advisors,” July 25, 2018, and Forbes’ “Best-In-State Wealth Advisors,” February 21,2019, rankings are based on the opinions of SHOOK Research, LLC, and were selected from a pool of over 23,000 and 30,000 nominations, respectively.  Advisors are judged on individual contribution, but total team assets are shown, which can include one or more additional advisors.  Qualifying advisors for the Forbes’ “America’s Top Next Generation Wealth Advisors” were born in 1980 or later with a minimum of four years of relevant experience and have built their own practices and lead their teams, joined teams and are viewed as future leadership, or a combination of both.  Qualifying advisors for the Forbes’ “Best-In-State Wealth Advisors” met the following basic requirements:  a minimum of seven years as an advisor, a minimum of one year at their current firm, recommended and nominated by their firm, completion of an online survey, over 50% of their revenue/production must be with individuals, and an acceptable compliance record.  The ranking algorithm is based on qualitative measures derived from telephone and in-person interviews and surveys; service models, investing process, client retention, experience levels, review of compliance records, firm nominations, etc.; and quantitative criteria, such as assets under management and revenue generated for their firms.  Investment performance is not a criterion.  Neither SHOOK Research nor Forbes receives compensation from the advisors or their firms in exchange for placement on a ranking.  The ranking may not be representative of any one client’s experience and is not indicative of the financial advisor’s future performance.  Forbes is a registered trademark of Forbes, Inc.  All rights reserved.

Eric Bonnette

Eric Bonnette, JD

Senior Vice President/Investments

A former attorney, Eric joined the team in 2010.  His focus extends beyond investment planning to address the retirement income needs of clients and to build risk management strategies designed to create lasting implications for his clients’ family members.  He also serves business owners by evaluating their retirement plan choices, helping to coordinate succession plans, and often coordinating with his clients’ other trusted professional advisors, such as attorneys, accountants, and lending specialists.

Eric earned a JD from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey and a B.A. from The College of William & Mary, where he competed as a member of the cross country and track teams.  He is an avid runner and has completed seven marathons, including a best time of 2:29 in the Rome Marathon.   He lives in Haddonfield with his wife, Victoria, and their two children.  He serves on the board of directors of Habitat for Humanity of Burlington and Mercer Counties and serves on both the finance and family services committees.

Edward Ellis

Edward Ellis, CPFA

Financial Advisor

Edward began his investment industry career in 2011 and joined the Bonnette Wealth Management Group in 2017.  He helps organize and manage the financial affairs of a select group of families, retirees, corporate executives, business owners, and non-profit organizations in the area.  His goal is to streamline and bring understanding to clients through education. 

Edward is dedicated to his own ongoing professional knowledge to help him perform at the highest possible level, understand market changes, and present clients with new opportunities.  He earned an MBA in International Business from Strayer University and holds the Certified Plan Fiduciary Advisor designation.

Emily Bonnette

Emily Bonnette

Client Relationship Manager

Emily joined the team in 2015 after serving five years in the healthcare industry.  Her organizational and administrative skills are put to the test every day, acting as the “point person” for clients and helping to streamline the team’s efficiency in serving their account-related needs. 

Emily earned a B.A. in International Business and Management from Dickinson College.  Her passions include travel, dance, and soccer.  She enjoys spending time with her husband, Breton, and their two kids.

Victoria Bonnette

Victoria Bonnette

Client Relationship Manager

Victoria began her investment industry career in 2011 and joined the Bonnette Wealth Management Group in 2015.  Prior to Stifel, she worked for Merrill Lynch.  She focuses on implementing retirement income planning, insurance, and long-term care strategies that were developed by one of the financial advisors.  Additionally, she serves as a liaison between clients, team members, and the firm’s specialists to broaden and deliver an outstanding client experience. 

Victoria earned B.S. in Finance from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey.  Outside the office, she enjoys family time with her husband, Eric, and their young children, as well as spending time at the beach, reading, and cooking (including what many consider an awesome pierogi).

Katrina McNairy

Katrina McNairy

Registered Client Service Associate

Kat began her financial services career in 2017 and joined the Bonnette Wealth Management Group in 2021.  Since she was a young girl, it was always her dream to follow in her family’s footsteps and work in finance.  

As the backbone of the Bonnette Wealth Management Group, Kat manages the team’s operations and administration processes.  She is focused on delivering an outstanding client service experience day in and day out.  Her responsibilities include opening new accounts, updating account information, and assisting with cash flow needs.  As the team’s first point of contact, her priority is ensuring that clients’ account-related needs are handled promptly.  Kat holds Series 7 and Series 66 securities licenses.

Originally from Texas, Kat earned a B.A. at Texas A&M University in 2016.  Today, she resides in Philadelphia with her dog, Duke, and her many houseplants.  When she is not working or working out, she enjoys painting, reading, and watching telenovelas colombianas with her mom.

Denise Buczo

Denise Buczko

Client Service Associate

Denise joined the team in 2018 after a long career in development as a director and officer at organizations such as Please Touch Museum and Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation.  She is primarily responsible for planning and scheduling client seminars and webinars.  She is passionate about helping others as she seeks to deliver the best client experience possible on a daily basis.

Denise lives in Oaklyn, New Jersey, with her husband and three children.  She is active in her local community, where she is a member of the board of education of Oaklyn Public School District, the school board liaison to the Oaklyn PTA, and a troop leader for Girl Scouts.