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Union Savings Bank Investing & Wealth Management financial advisors bring years of experience to the process. The USB team brings local service and worldly expertise to the table for every discussion – whether we meet at our offices or at your home, office or organizational meeting. First, we’ll make sure you’re comfortable, then we’ll make sure to collaborate with you to create an excellent plan. That’s what it’s like to work with Union Savings Bank Wealth Advisors.

The USB Wealth Management Team:

Frederick “Rick” F. Judd, III, CFP®
Frederick “Rick” F. Judd, III, CFP® Executive Vice President, Revenue & Wealth Management

Rick brings over 20 years of experience to his role at USB and oversees Wealth Management, Mortgage and Consumer Lending and the Innovation Center. He joined the Bank in 2006 as the Head of Wealth Management. Prior to joining USB, he was a Senior Vice President and Regional Manager with Webster Financial Advisors in Waterbury. Rick is very active in the community and is the Chairman of the Board of Connecticut Junior Republic which provides services to children and their families throughout Connecticut. Rick obtained his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Saint Michael’s College, has been designated as a Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP), and received a Certificate of Management Excellence from Harvard University.

Patricia A. Carlson
Patricia A. Carlson Senior Vice President, Wealth Management, Trust Department Manager

Patricia joined the team in 2000, having some 40 years of diversified financial experience, with over 20 years concentrating in the investment area. Aside from managing the administration, operational, and investment functions of the division today, Patricia serves as senior administrative officer for trust, agency, IRA, and employee benefit accounts. She has worked with generations of families throughout Connecticut, meeting their trust and financial needs. She maintains extensive experience managing and administering personal investment accounts, as well as trusts for charitable foundations and not-for-profit institutions.

E. Keith Wirtz, CFA®
E. Keith Wirtz, CFA® Vice President & Chief Investment Officer

Keith brings more than 30 years of experience in the investment industry, with a specialty in portfolio management, fiduciary oversight and security analysis, to the USB team. Most recently, Keith was a Principal and Senior Portfolio Manager for Walrus Partners LLC, a boutique money management firm based in Minneapolis. Previously, he served as the Chief Investment Officer for Fifth Third Bank’s Wealth Division and as President of Fifth Third Asset Management Inc., overseeing more than $34 billion in AUM’s. Earlier, he served as the CIO for Bank of America’s investment subsidiary, TradeStreet Investment Associates. In that role, his group oversaw more than $100 billion in assets for institutional clients. Keith serves as a trustee for the F/m Mutual Funds. He is a trustee and IC Chair for both the ASU Foundation and UC Health. He has earned a BS in Finance from Arizona State University and an MS in Investment Management & Security Analysis from Creighton University. He is a CFA Charter Holder and a member of the CFA Institute.

Susan E. Anderson, CTFA
Susan E. Anderson, CTFA Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager

With over 35 years of experience in the investment industry, Susan’s specialty is portfolio management, fiduciary oversight and security analysis. Most recently she served as Vice President, Portfolio Manager at First National Bank of Litchfield (later acquired by Union Savings Bank) and prior to that she was employed as a Vice President at U.S. Trust (pre-Bank of America) in West Hartford, CT. Before joining U.S. Trust as a portfolio manager in 1999, Susan was a Director and Officer at Phoenix Duff & Phelps, and previously an Assistant Vice President, Shawmut Investment Advisors (successor to Connecticut National Bank), both in Hartford, CT. Susan has been awarded the Certified Trust and Financial Advisor (CTFA) designation from the Institute of Certified Bankers and is a long-time member of the CFA Institute and the Hartford CFA Society.

John E. Celli
John E. Celli Vice President & Investment Portfolio Manager Wealth Management and Trust

With more than 26 years of experience in the banking and financial industry, my specialty is portfolio management. I joined Union Savings in 2009 and is responsible for managing client portfolios. I am also intricately involved in asset allocation strategies for the customer base. I previously held the position of Financial Specialist at Wachovia Bank and Financial Advisor for Ameriprise Financial. In addition, I hold several securities trading licenses including Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Series 7 and 66. John is a member of the Danbury Chamber of Commerce and does volunteer work with the Newtown Scholarship Association.

Stephen So, CIMA®
Stephen So, CIMA® Vice President & Investment Portfolio Manager Wealth Management and Trust

Stephen has been with Union Savings Bank Wealth Management since 2010. He is currently responsible for managing wealth in individual and institutional accounts with a focus on asset allocation and portfolio modeling. Previously, Stephen held similar roles at First National Bank of Litchfield, rising from a Financial Services representative to Investment Analyst. Stephen holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Finance from Suffolk University in Boston. Stephen is also a Certified Investment Management Analyst® (CIMA®) professional.

Brandon J. Angotti, CFP®, CEPA®, CRPC®
Brandon J. Angotti, CFP®, CEPA®, CRPC® Wealth Management Financial Planning & Trust Officer

Brandon joined the Wealth Management team in 2019 after a career in accounting in the investment management industry. Most recently, he worked as a Fund Accountant for Strategic Value Partners, a global investment management firm headquartered in Greenwich, CT. Prior to that, he worked at Deloitte in Stamford, CT. He brings a passion for financial planning, specifically for helping clients organize their financial lives, prepare for retirement, and achieve financial independence. Brandon graduated with a BS in Accounting from the State University of New York at Geneseo. He is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) professional, Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA®) and a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC®).

Rosalie Graczyk, CTFA*
Rosalie Graczyk, CTFA* Senior Fiduciary Officer and Advisor

Rosalie brings over 35 years of experience in managing client relationships and fiduciary administration to the USB team. She is responsible for providing wealth management and fiduciary services to high net worth clients and works closely with them to ensure the recommended estate, trust and charitable giving strategies are in harmony with their total wealth management plan. Prior to joining USB, Rosalie worked as a Senior Trust Officer & Fiduciary Strategist for KeyBank and BNY Mellon. In addition to her many years as a Trust and Fiduciary specialist, Rosalie also counseled and supervised paralegals and associate attorneys in the trust and estate practice at various area law firms.  Rosalie maintains a degree in legal studies and a minor in business administration and has been awarded the Certified Trust Financial Advisor (CTFA) certification. She is a member of the Estate Planning Council of Lower Fairfield County, the Planned Giving Group of Connecticut, and serves as Chairperson of the Investment Committee for St. Joseph’s Church in Stratford, CT.

Kimberly Downey
Kimberly Downey Vice President, Trust Officer & Fiduciary Advisor

Kimberly brings more than 15 years of wealth management experience to USB. As VP, Trust Officer & Fiduciary Advisor, she is responsible for providing wealth management services to USB customers. Her strength in trust administration, estate planning, and working with probate estates is a valuable benefit to our team and clients. Her in-depth knowledge of trust law, income and estate taxes, as well as estate settlement has assisted many over the years. Kimberly earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics from State University of NY Cortland and an MBA in Business Analytics from Syracuse University. She has been awarded the Certified Trust Fiduciary Advisor (CTFA) certificate and was named a “2017 New Leader in Banking” by the Connecticut Banker’s Association. Kimberly is active in her community, serving as a board member and treasurer for Salisbury Youth Hockey and in the same capacity for the EXTRAS After School Program, also in Salisbury.

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