100 Main Street, Suite 260, P.O. Box 120 | Tel. (802) 334-1677
Senior Wealth Advisor & SVP
Shellie Wright is a Senior Vice President and Trust Officer with Community Financial Services Group. Shellie has been in the financial services industry since 2003. Prior to joining Community Financial in 2008, she was a Financial Advisor with Edward Jones. Shellie holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Bryant University.
Shellie is a Certified Trust & Financial Advisor (CTFA). She earned this designation from the Institute of Certified Bankers, a subsidiary of the American Banker’s Association. She also has completed all three levels of Trust I, II, and III at Cannon Financial Institute.
Joseph K. Jenkins
Wealth Advisor & VP
Joseph K. Jenkins
Joseph Jenkins is a Vice President and Trust Officer with Community Financial Services Group, based in CFSG’s Lyndonville and Newport offices serving The Northeast Kingdom.
With over thirty years of experience, Joe began his career in Boston with Kidder Peabody and Co. Prior to joining CFSG, Joe spent thirteen years as a Financial Advisor at Wells Fargo Advisors in Boston. Joe has extensive Fixed Income product knowledge and a sound understanding of Federal Reserve policy. Joe is a graduate of Boston College with a degree in Finance and Economics.
Joe currently resides in Newport VT. In his free time, Joe enjoys golf, fly fishing, and skiing.
Suzanne L. Small
Wealth Advisor & AVP
Suzanne L. Small
Suzanne L. (Suzie) Small is a Wealth Advisor and Assistant Vice President with Community Financial Services Group, based out of our home office in Newport serving the Northeast Kingdom.
Suzie has 14 years of experience in the financial services industry, having spent most of her career with one of the world’s largest investment companies, Vanguard, in Malvern, Pennsylvania. While at Vanguard, Suzie worked primarily with high-net-worth clients providing guidance and education around creating financial plans based on each client’s specific situation, needs and goals. She studied Political Science at the University of Georgia and holds several securities licenses.
Having been a visitor to the Northeast Kingdom for the past (almost) 20 years, Suzie is excited to finally call the NEK “home” and is looking forward to serving the unique needs of our clients and their families. In her spare time, you can find Suzie running the local trails or attempting to play golf at any of the local courses in the Kingdom. Suzie is an empty nester with two children that are now young adults. Suzie currently resides in Newport.
Brian Cussimanio is a Wealth Advisor with Community Financial Services Group serving the Northeast Kingdom and New Hampshire.
Brian has over 20 years of experience in the securities industry. He has worked at major investment firms and insurance companies providing comprehensive financial planning services and portfolio management. Brian worked primarily with high-net-worth clients providing guidance and education around creating financial plans based on each client’s specific situation, needs and goals. Brian studied Electrical Engineering at Rutgers University and is fully securities licensed.
Having lived in Burlington for 30 years, Brian now calls the Northeast Kingdom home residing in East Burke. Brian is excited to be living in the NEK and is looking forward to servicing the unique needs of CFSG’s clients and their families. In his spare time, you can find Brian outdoors biking and skiing with his yellow lab.