People make all the difference

The varied expertise of our team goes far beyond investment management to encompass retirement planning, tax and estate planning, risk management, philanthropic planning, education planning, and the full spectrum of financial counseling services. The teams coming together to support our clients include specialists with designations and degrees ranging from CFP®, CFA® and CPA to MBA, JD, LLM and PhD.

But, you’ll benefit from more than our technical know-how. From every team member you work with, you’ll sense a willingness to collaborate and to understand and appreciate your views and preferences…along with a selfless dedication to helping you attain your goals.

We have carefully selected professionals to our team who are committed to delivering what we believe is an exceptional client experience.

Justin B. Blankenship

Manager of Portfolio Associates

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As a Manager of Portfolio Associates, Justin is responsible for the creation, execution and oversight of client investment portfolios, preparing and inputting trades with brokers and custodians, assisting and supporting the investment management team in investment decisions, and working with advisors to communicate the firm’s investment philosophy to clients.

Prior to joining The Colony Group, Justin was an Investment Associate at Heritage Wealth Advisors where he was responsible for performing investment due diligence, macroeconomic research, working with advisors on client asset allocation proposals, the implementation and oversight of client investment portfolios, and assisting in analyzing portfolio exposures and stress tests.

Justin earned his Bachelor of Science in Finance and minor in Economics from West Virginia University. When not in the office, Justin enjoys spending time with family and friends, the outdoors, playing sports, and traveling.