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Our Team

Our team includes highly qualified and experienced financial advisors, administrators, marketing professionals, product specialists and more. Collectively and individually, we all work toward a single goal: Your Success.

                                            Office Locations:

  Connecticut Office                                                   New Hampshire Office

1921 Boston Post Road                                           75 Gilcreast Road, Suite 210

 Westbrook, CT 06498                                               Londonderry, NH 03053


Please call our main line at (860) 399-8202 and ask for the appropriate extension OR click on the corresponding e-mail to send a message.

David J. Scranton, CFA®, CFP®, ChFC®, CLU®

CEO

(860) 399-8202

info@scrantonfinancialgroup.com

Dave Scranton is a Connecticut and Florida resident with over 25 years of experience in financial services. He divides his time between a private practice in Connecticut and his Florida-based company, Advisors' Academy, which...

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Jason Carrier, RICP®, AAMS®

Investment Advisor Representative

(860) 399-8202 ext. 114

jcarrier@scrantonfinancialgroup.com

Jason Carrier is a native to New England and has been in the financial services industry for 20 years. He specializes in retirement planning with a focus on dividend and interest paying financial instruments, striving to help...

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Abbas Danesh AWMA® MCEP® EA

Investment Advisor Representative

860-399-8202 ext. 110

adanesh@scrantonfinancialgroup.com

With over two decades of experience in tax preparation and financial services, Abbas Danesh helps to provide his clients with tax-savings strategies in all aspects of their financial, retirement and estate planning. 

 

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Benjamin Barning

Investment Advisor Representative

860-399-8202 ext. 109

bbarning@scrantonfinancialgroup.com

Benjamin Barning is a Connecticut and Maine resident and has been in the financial services since 2008. Ben grew up in Oakdale and now lives in East Lyme. He holds his Bachelor's degree in Business Administration with concentrations in...

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Stacy Colonna, CFP®, RICP®

Investment Advisor Representative - New Hampshire Office

(860) 399-8202

Stacy Colonna, CFP®, RICP® is a resident of Derry, New Hampshire and has been involved in the financial industry for over 20 years.Stacy specializes in retirement planning and holds her Certified Financial Planner® and Retirement Incomes...

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Agnieszka (Aggie) Valenta CFP®, CRPC®, AWMA®, SE-AWMA®, ABFP ®

Investment Advisor Representative & Client Service Advisor

860-399-8202 ext. 287

avalenta@scrantonfinancialgroup.com

Agnieszka (Aggie) Valenta was born and raised in Poland and since has resided in New England. She comes to us with financial service, taxation, and accounting experience. Aggie is Series 7, 66, Life, Accident and Health, and NMLS...

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Jacob (Jake) Betteridge CRPC®, AWMA®, AAMS®

Investment Advisor Representative & Client Service Advisor

860-399-8202 ext. 283

jbetteridge@scrantonfinancialgroup.com

Jake Betteridge is originally from Massachusetts and after spending 8 years in New York City, moved to the Connecticut Shoreline in 2017. At Rutgers University, he majored in Political Science. He has extensive experience in insurance...

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Evan Duigou

New Client Communications

860-399-8202 ext. 297

eduigou@scrantonfinancialgroup.com

Evan Duigou is a Connecticut native with knowledge in the real estate and information technology industries. He made the change to financial services with Scranton Financial Group in 2022 and hasn’t looked back.

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Teresa Delicato

New Client Communications

860-399-8202 ext. 138

tdelicato@scrantonfinancialgroup.com

Before joining the Scranton Financial Group team, Teresa has worked in the banking industry for the last four years where she developed a passion for building and maintaining an enhanced client relationship. Teresa is native to...

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Saundra Del Rio

New Client Communications - New Hampshire Office

860-399-8202

Saundra Del Rio is a New Client Communications associate with Scranton Financial Group. Saundra's focus at the firm is to maintain client-centric programs, mainly seminar planning. She is also responsible for delivering an...
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Ellen (Ellie) Truckenbrodt

Long-Term Care and Medicare Advisor

860-399-8202 ext. 101

ellent@scrantonfinancialgroup.com

Ellen (Ellie) Truckenbrodt is an insurance specialist with more than 15 years-experience advising individuals, families, business owners, entrepreneurs and people who are self-employed. She has been recognized as an authority in the...

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Cheryl Coady

Administrative Assistant

860-399-1112

Christine Nowak

Client Service Assistant

860-399-8202

cnowak@scrantonfinancialgroup.com

Christine spent the last 2 years as a Client Services Manager for a small investment firm in Chester, CT. Previously, she worked as a classroom teacher for a magnet school in Waterford, CT. She graduated from Eastern CT State...
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Jeff Russitano

Investment Advisor Representative

860-399-8202

jrussitano@scrantonfinancialgroup.com

Jeff Russitano is a Connecticut resident with over 35 years of financial experience including personal finance services and corporate finance with United Healthcare Group and ESPN.

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Jill Perno

New Client Communications

860-399-8202

jperno@scrantonfinancialgroup.com

Jill Perno is an experienced media sales professional. Her background is in traditional marketing, digital, radio, print and cable television. She holds a Master's Degree in Business Administration from the University of New Haven. She...
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