Raff Ellis

(1931 - )

Born in Watertown, New York, to Lebanese immigrant parents.

Raff Ellis is a former computer industry executive and frequent writer of short stories, essays, and political commentary.

A graduate of LeMoyne College with a BS in Pure Science, Ellis also has a MBA from the University of Central Florida. He spent his entire business career in the computer industry, rising from the ranks of computer programmer to CEO of an Information Technology Research & Development firm.

His first book,
Kisses from a Distance, is a memoir based on the documents handed down, and tales told to him by his Lebanese parents. Mr. Ellis has traveled to Lebanon many times in pursuit of the story chronicled in his book, which was recently published by Cune Press, Seattle, Washington.

Raff Ellis resides in Florida with his wife Loretta