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Contact a Colorado Financial Consultant

​Contact a Colorado financial management consultant to learn more about the Security Service Investment Group or get answers to other financial planning questions you may have. Security Service Investment Group financial advisors are there to help with any financial planning and insurance needs.
 
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Representatives: Charles Blanchette | Jennelle Chorak | Maria Hughes | Charlotte McConnell | Michael Salardino | Jason Thornock

Charles Blanchette
Senior Financial Consultant

Broadway Branch (view map
99 S. Broadway
Denver, CO 80209
1.800.435.6457 (main)
303.727.6400 (direct)
charles.blanchette@ceterais.com

Mr. Blanchette has been in the financial services industry for more than 20 years. As a senior financial consultant, Mr. Blanchette offers significant experience in asset management for individuals, institutions and businesses, providing experience for a variety of financial and estate issues, taxation, and wealth transfer questions. Mr. Blanchette served as Regional Vice President in a Wealth Management Division of a community bank in Colorado. He also headed the National Rollover Retirement Group with Prudential Financial Retirement Services, and has held various sales and management positions at U.S. Bank and Fidelity Investments, directing regional sales, service and operational activities. Mr. Blanchette is a registered representative and insurance agent and works with members using a consultative and educational approach, beginning with member expectations, then focusing on the specifics of goals, risk tolerances, timelines, investment selection, implementation, and portfolio performance.


Jennelle Chorak
Senior Financial Consultant

Mt. Carmel Branch (view map)
310 East Abriendo Ave.
Pueblo, CO 81004
1.800.435.6457 (main)
719.545.0529 (direct)
719.594.5952 (fax)
jennelle.chorak@ceterais.com

Ms. Chorak has been in the financial services industry since 2000. She attended the Colorado State University – Pueblo, majoring in Economics, and holds a certificate from the College for Financial Planning as a Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist. Ms. Chorak is a registered securities representative and insurance agent. She works with members of the credit union to implement members' retirement plans and assists in wealth management and cash management planning. Ms. Chorak's focus is a conservative, long-term approach to investing, following the principals of diversification and asset allocation as a means of achieving the member's financial goals.


Maria Hughes

Maria Hughes
Registered Sales Assistant

Mt. Carmel Branch (view map)
310 East Abriendo Ave.
Pueblo, CO 81004
1.800.435.6457 (main)
719.545.0529 (direct)
719.594.5952 (fax)
maria.hughes@ceterais.com

Ms. Hughes has 9 years' experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining Security Service Investment Group in August 2011, she was a Registered Sales Assistant at Smith Barney. Before joining Smith Barney, Ms. Hughes served in the Accounting Department at the Colorado State Fair. She took a respite from the industry to complete her bachelor's degree in art at Colorado State University, Pueblo. She joined the City of Pueblo in the Parks and Recreation Department before returning to financial services. When Ms. Hughes isn't assisting clients with their financial needs, she enjoys being a potter at a local art studio.


Maria Hughes

Charlotte McConnell
Senior Financial Consultant

Fort Collins Branch (view map)
1025 E. Swallow Rd.
Fort Collins, CO 80525
1.800.435.6457 (main)
970.207.2035 (direct)
charlotte.mcconnell@ceterais.com

Ms. McConnell has been in the financial services industry for more than 20 years. Prior to joining Security Service Investment Group, she served as Corporate Vice President for SummitView Capital in Denver, CO. She also served as Vice President and Head of Fixed Income Trading Division of John G. Kinnard, in Colorado. Ms. McConnell was also Head of the Long Term Care Insurance Division of a local investment planning company and also worked in the wealth management department. She has held positions in bond and equity trading, working with Fortune 500 companies, institutions, and individuals.

Ms. McConnell received her MBA in 1997 from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst and is an Investment Adviser Representative and Insurance Agent. She works with clients to assist in planning for a successful future by setting goals that include investment and insurance planning. Ms. McConnell's approach is balance and long term philosophy using asset allocation and portfolio diversification.

Michael Salardino

Michael Salardino
Senior Financial Consultant

Mt. Carmel Branch (view map)
310 East Abriendo Ave.
Pueblo, CO 81004
1.800.435.6457 (main)
719.545.0529 (direct)
719.594.5952 (fax)
michael.salardino@ceterais.com

Mr. Salardino has been with Security Service Investment Group since August 2011. Prior to joining Security Service Investment Group, he had a 24-year career in financial services with Boettcher & Co., Piper Jaffray, and Smith Barney. Mr. Salardino is a Certified Financial Planner® who serves on a financial management team at Security Service Investment Group with Jennelle Chorak, Senior Financial Consultant and Charter Retirement Plan Specialist, and veteran sales assistant, Maria Hughes. Prior to joining the financial services industry, Mr. Salardino had an 18-year career in radio and television, as a disc jockey, sportscaster, sales manager, and general manager.

His community activities include serving as president of the Colorado Sons of Italy, chair of the Colorado State University, Pueblo School of Business Advisory Board, and as a board member of St. John Neumann Catholic School, The Pueblo Sister City Commission, Friends of Football (CSU Pueblo) and the Broadway Theatre League. He is a former three-term Pueblo City Council member. Mr. Salardino graduated from Colorado State University, Pueblo with a degree in Mass Communication.




 

Jason Thornock
Senior Financial Consultant

Briargate
1485 Kelly Johnson Boulevard (view map)
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
1.800.435.6457 (main)
719.265.2201 (direct)
719.594.5942 (fax)
jason.thornock@ceterais.com


Mr. Thornock has been in the financial services industry since 2000.  He earned his Bachelor's degree from the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley.  Mr. Thornock is a Registered Securities Representative and insurance agent.  He works closely with credit union members in the areas of risk management, retirement savings and retirement income planning.  Whether you're looking for retirement and insurance guidance, asset allocation and investment diversification, Mr. Thornock will help you develop a plan to meet your needs.


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