Due to the pandemic, Peggy Ho began her first day as the general counsel of Commonwealth Financial Network in the same chair where she sat to bid farewell to her last job.

On Monday, she became the general counsel and senior vice president of the investment advising company. Based in Waltham, Massachusetts, she will oversee a legal department of five attorneys and five support staff. She reports to the company’s president and chief operating officer, Trap Kloman.