Chichester Financial Joins TrustBank

2018 Jan 04



PHOENIX – January 4, 2018 - TrustBank has announced the acquisition of Chichester Financial Group LLC and the addition of John J. Chichester, Jr., CEO and Founder of Chichester Financial Group LLC, and Virginia Asher, Director of Financial Planning, to the TrustBank Arizona team. The addition will combine unique and different strengths to support clients including traditional trust, brokerage, personal banking, and customized lending services along with expanded financial planning, 401k plan consulting, and long-term care options for individuals.

“TrustBank is committed to providing our clients the best solutions delivered by high level professionals in a team approach that work together to help them achieve their financial dreams and goals,” said Sandra Hudson, CEO, Wealth Management, and President, TrustBank Arizona. “Adding John and Virginia and their complementary skills to our company is another step in ensuring we continue delivering on that promise.”

TrustBank Arizona, with three offices in metropolitan Phoenix, has a more than 100-year-old history of customized wealth solutions, and is dedicated to superior personalized service and community involvement. It specializes in creating integrated solutions that address personal wealth strategies, business growth, and planning for a family’s financial future.

“TrustBank is the right choice for us, because we share the same values and a passion for providing exceptional service and innovative solutions to our clients.  We are excited to offer more services to our clients in a way that we’ve never been able to do before.” said Mr. Chichester. “Furthermore, the blending of two successful businesses into one allows both of us to integrate the best of each organization, without sacrificing the level of service that our clients have come to know and value.”

Ms. Hudson joined TrustBank in 2012 to head the Wealth Management and Trust business and expand the Arizona Market, bringing with her more than 30 years of banking and wealth management experience. Chichester Financial Group LLC was founded in 2000. Mr. Chichester and Ms. Asher, both of whom are CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioners, together have more than 50 years of experience in financial services. 

Mr. Chichester, who has broad expertise in IRAs and qualified retirement plans, is also a CPA and serves on the investment committees for the Arizona Society of CPAs, the Arizona CPA Foundation for Education and Innovation, and the Medical Mission Sisters (an international non-profit providing medical care to woman and children around the world). Ms. Asher is well-versed in Social Security optimization and the unique financial planning needs of Canadian citizens and is a past President of the Financial Planning Association of Greater Phoenix.

About TrustBank Arizona
TrustBank Arizona is a boutique wealth advisory institution and is part of TrustBank in Illinois. TrustBank was formed on September 13, 1912. TrustBank is built on a commitment to superior service. It works with local businesses, professionals, and those individuals who seek a high level of expertise and demand a bank that focuses on customer service. TrustBank is a wholly owned subsidiary of Rich Land Bancorp, Inc., a one-bank holding company.