Our Team

Gregory D. Blanchard, Owner, Financial Adviser

Greg lives with his wife Diane in Broomfield, CO where they raised their three daughters. Greg began his career in 1980 as the youngest independent insurance agent in South Dakota, as verified by the South Dakota Independent Insurance Agents' Office. He has been representing New York Life since 1986 and has completed the Chartered Life Underwriter® and Chartered Financial Consultant® designations through the American College. Greg has continually received prestigious awards over the years including winner of the National Quality Award, Agent of the year in 1996, and 1997, 2003 Top Life Leader Award for the Denver General Office, and National Sales Achievement Winner. He is a qualifying and lifetime member of  Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT, The Premier Association of Financial Professionals®, is recognized throughout the industry as the standard of excellence in life insurance sales performance) and New York Life's President's Council. Additionally, Greg is very active in his church and community including Director Emeritus for the Broomfield Community Foundation, active member of the Broomfield Chamber of Commerce and a member of several groups at Nativity of Our Lord in Broomfield. You can email Greg at greg@blanchardfinancialservices.com.

Greg is also part of New York Life's District Agent program where he advises and works with new agents. We currently have two agents as part of our team: Aaron Rask and David Manley.

Aaron Rask, Financial Services Professional

Aaron and his wife Mary were married in August 2013 and had their first child, Nicolas in August 2014. They are eagerly awaiting completion of their new home being built in Broomfield, CO. Aaron earned a Bachelor's in History and Secondary Education from the Metropolitan State College of Denver in 2008 and a Master's in Curriculum and Technology from Grand Canyon University in 2010. He joined New York Life Insurance Company in 2011 as an agent after teaching for Jefferson County Public schools 2008-2011. Aaron has been honored several times during his time with New York Life including: 2012 New Organization Agent of the Year, 2012 New Organization Paid Life Case Leader,  2012 New Organization Annuity Leader, elected by peers to Agency Advisory Committee in 2013 and a member of New York Life's prestigious Council in 2012, 2013 and 2014. In addition, Aaron is a 2012-2014 qualifying member of the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), The Premier Association of Financial Professionals® and a licensed Macro Asset Perspective financial profesional. Aaron spends the bulk of his free time with his family or coaching for the prominent Rapids Soccer Club where he is a competitive soccer coach for boys and girls aged 11-18. You can reach Aaron at aaron@blanchardfinancialservices.com

 

David Manley, Registered Representative

David and his wife Cindi, who both graduated from the University of Colorado, have lived in the Front Range area since 1971 where they raised their two daughters: Elizabeth and Megan. David was President of Eagle Bank in Broomfield for 8 years and was a Commercial Banker in Community Banking for 35 years. He joined New York Life in 2013 and qualified for MDRT in 2014. His years of experience in banking, financial analysis bring value to the businesses and individuals with whom he consults. David is very active in the community: Coached soccer for 15 years with Broomfield Junior Soccer and the Broomfield Blast Soccer Club, Member and Past President of the Broomfield Rotary Club, Member of the Broomfield Community Foundation Board of Directors, Member and past board member of the Broomfield Chamber, Past Chairman of the Board and Treasurer of the Broomfield Economic Development Corporation and many other community involvements. David can be reached at david@blanchardfinancialservices.com

Jessica Blanchard, Director of Operations

Jessica grew up in Broomfield, CO and graduated from the University of Northern Colorado with a degree in foreign language education. She speaks fluent French and spent a year teaching English at the Universite de Haute Alsace in Mulhouse, France. As the director of operations of a small business, Jessica takes on many duties. She juggles the many office needs. This includes ensuring quality service for our clients, organizing and facilitating company communication, supervising industry compliance regulations,  maintaining and troubleshooting office technology, tracking finances, and managing our marketing and social media platforms. Jessica is an ambassador for the Broomfield Chamber of Commerce,  president of her book club and enjoys spending time in the beautiful Rocky Mountains. You can reach Jessica by email at jessica@blanchardfinancialservices.com

Kristen Simon, Director of Client Services 

After graduating from Northern Arizona University with a degree in Hotel Restaurant Management.  Kristen was a manager for Wyndham and Four Points Hotels.  Being in the hospitality industry she developed a strong dedication to client service.  Having been a satisfied client of Greg's for a number of years, Kristen decided to bring her expertise in client relations to Blanchard Financial Services, ensuring that our clients receive prompt and thorough service.  Kristen is active in her children's school and PTA.  She also volunteers as her daughter's Girl Scout leader and has taught Junior Achievement in her kid's classrooms.  Kristen lives in Westminster with her husband Steve and their two children. You can reach Kristen at kristen@blanchardfinancialservices.com

Diane Blanchard, Financial Operations Manager

Diane graduated from the University of Nebraska Medical School with a degree in physical therapy. She offers over twenty years of management and customer service experience. She has been an integral part of her husband's business, while raising their three children and holding numerous volunteer positions. She currently assists Jessica with finances and works on special projects around the office. Diane loves to help people and brings a caring attitude to her work each day.

 

 

 

 Blanchard Financial Services offers an exclusive planning team for estate conservation, charitable giving, and business continuation strategies. Blanchard Financial Services is not owned or operated by New York Life Insurance Company or its affiliates.

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