Meet our team

Professionals who listen to your needs.

We work together to achieve your goals

Our dedication to our clients is demonstrated through everything we do. Every investment strategy and decision is aligned with our clients' best interests. We offer you a straightforward approach to financial planning so that you may rest easy.

Our team of experts

Wealth Advisor & Portfolio Manager
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Jeffrey A. Cronk has over 20 years of financial, estate and retirement planning experience (as it relates to investments). He is a Business Administration graduate and holds the Financial Management Advisor (FMA), Chartered Investment Manager (CIM) and Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) designations.

Jeffrey started his career in 1993 with MetLife. After six years there, he moved to work at a bank-affiliated firm where his stellar efforts and teamwork skills were rewarded with progressive promotions and increased assets to manage. He joined Wellington West Capital Inc. in 2008, drawn to the company by many attractive opportunities and being able to learn from the best in the business. National Bank has acquired Wellington West Inc. in July 2011.

A member of FPSC, Jeffrey can serve clients in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Ontario and Quebec. He is most interested in identifying and developing retirement and income planning strategies for his clients so that they can achieve their goals.

Jeffrey and his wife have two sons and appreciate small-town living.

Shari Girouard

Branch Administrator & Wealth Associate
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Shari has been in the financial services industry for over 30 years. She is the Branch Administrator for New Brunswick as well as works with the Cronk Wealth Management team on the administrative side.

Christopher Cronk

Senior Wealth Associate
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English, French

Christopher started his employment at National Bank Financial in January 2019. His focus is on providing Financial Plans that not only accomplish his clients goals but are also easy for clients to understand so they can have piece of mind. Christopher has always had an interest in Finance as it was introduced to him at a young age through his father. Prior to joining NBF as a Senior Wealth Associate, he was employed at one of the largest investment firms in Canada providing financial planning, mortgage advice, as well as mutual fund management for his clients. Christopher and his spouse Jacqueline live in Rothesay with their son Tryn and daughter Ahri. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, coaching rowing and reading.

Our partners

Our financial advisors | Cronk Wealth Management Group | National Bank Financial - Wealth Management
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Marie-Claude Blanchet, CFP, R.F.P., CIM, FCSI.

Senior Financial Planning Consultant

National Bank of Canada

Marie-Claude has been a financial planner for over 25 years, providing comprehensive financial planning advice to a wide range of clients, including business owners, senior executives, physicians and retirees. She provides wealth management solutions and financial strategies in the areas of retirement planning, tax planning, cash management, estate and gift planning, and insurance planning.  As a planner, Marie-Claude has worked in a variety of financial institutions: niche-market financial institutions (educators and physicians), bank-owned wealth management divisions and a small financial planning firm dealing with high-net-worth clients. Marie-Claude obtained her Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) from the University of Ottawa and holds the Certified Financial Planner (CFP), Registered Financial Planner (RFP), Chartered Investment Manager (CIM) and Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute (FCSI) designations.

  1. Financial Planners are authorized to act in the field of Financial Planning. They exercise their duties for National Bank Financial Inc., a financial planning firm.

  2. We work closely with the Taxation, Retirement and Estate Planning Team from National Bank Trust, made up of multidisciplinary experts who provide knowledge and advice that complement our service offering. These experts assist us in providing the best solutions for your personal finances related to taxation, retirement and estate planning.

  3. Insurance products and services are provided by National Bank Insurance Firm (NBIF) or by NBF Financial Services (NBFFS), as applicable. NBIF and NBFFS are not members of Canadian Investor Protection Fund (CIPF). Insurance products are not protected by CIPF.

  4. Financing solutions are subject to credit approval by National bank.

  5. For details and conditions of the offer, please contact your advisor.

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