Management

Mr. Gerulskis has been managing client portfolios, conducting economic research and evaluating investment securities for almost three decades.  Prior to starting Capital Advisors, Mr. Gerulskis served as the Executive Vice President & Chief Investment Officer for First Financial Trust, a federally chartered trust bank in Wellesley, Massachusetts.  From 1995 to 2003, Gus was instrumental in growing the bank's assets under management from $100 million to $425 million.  He also chaired the firm's Investment Committee and created two nationally ranked investment strategies,Large-Cap Growth Equities and Select Bonds.  
Prior to First Financial Trust, Mr. Gerulskis was a portfolio manager and analyst with Gannett, Welsh & Kotler, Inc. (GWK), a Boston based registered investment advisor.  Before GWK, Gus was a portfolio manager and fixed income specialist for Mechanics Bank in Worcester and South Shore Bank in Quincy, both subsidiaries of Multibank Financial Corporation (now Bank of America).  Mr. Gerulskis began his career as a Research Analyst for the town of Westwood, Massachusetts.  His findings led to the creation of the Dedham-Westwood Water District in 1986.
Mr. Gerulskis has served as a guest market expert for Microsoft’s nationally syndicated show, MoneyCentral, WBIX Business 1060’s Smart Money, WBZ & WBUR.  He has served as as a columnist with the Metrowest Daily News.   Mr. Gerulskis earned his B.A. in economics from Middlebury College and M.B.A. with a concentration in Finance from the Clark University Graduate School of Management. He is a member of the CFA Institute and the Boston Security Analysts Society (BSAS). 

​Gus is married with three children and lives in Southborough
Gary (Gus) A. Gerulskis
President
Richard Rosenthal joins Capital Advisors, LLC as a Senior Vice President.  Prior to Capital Advisors, Mr. Rosenthal was a Vice President and Investment Officer with First Financial Trust, a national trust bank.  From 2001 to 2014, Mr. Rosenthal chaired the firm’s Investment Committee, served as Senior Economist and managed approximately $100 million in client assets.  Rich was instrumental in the development of the firm’s multiple asset strategy.  In 2010, Mr. Rosenthal was named a Five Star Wealth Manager by Boston Magazine.
Prior to joining First Financial Trust, Mr. Rosenthal founded and managed Generic Trading of Philadelphia, LLC, a professional trading office.  From 1987 to 1995, Mr. Rosenthal served as an Equity Specialist for Dean Witter Reynolds, Inc. on the floor of the Boston Stock Exchange. 
Mr. Rosenthal earned his Master of Science in Investment Management from 
Boston University in 2001. Prior to Boston University, Mr. Rosenthal earned his 
BA degree in Economics from Tufts University.  He is a long standing member 
of the CFA Institute and Boston Security Analysts Society.

In addition to being the father of four children, Mr. Rosenthal is active in the Canton community. He has served on the Finance Committee for the Sage School in Foxboro and was a member of the Galvin Middle School Council. He is a member of Temple Beth Abraham’s Brotherhood and a member of the Wellesley Rotary. 

Rich is married with four children and lives in Canton.
Richard E. Rosenthal
Senior Vice President
Mrs. Mazzella joined Capital Advisors, LLC in May 2008 where she assumed responsibility for the administration of client services.  In addition to serving as the primary liaison with our qualified custodian, Fidelity Institutional Wealth Services, Nicole coordinates trade reconciliation, data backup, quarterly investment composites and account administration.

Mrs. Mazzella has been instrumental in strengthening compliance procedures including expanding the firm’s disaster recovery procedure, updating Form ADV and the preparation of various management reports.
Prior to joining Capital Advisors, LLC, Mrs. Mazzella was a District Assistant with GMAC Mortgage, LLC in Worcester, Massachusetts where she worked directly with clients and loan officers in mortgage underwriting.  Prior to GMAC Mortgage,LLC, Nicole served as Legal Assistant with Fusaro, Altomare & Ermilio, a central Massachusetts law firm with over 90 years of history.  Prior to Fusaro, Altomare & Ermilio, Nicole served as a Legal Assistant with Fuller, Rosenberg, Palmer and Beliveau LLP of Worcester.
Nicole M. Mazzella
Administrative Assistant
Nicole is married with two children and lives in Auburn.