Susan Redsicker


Susan Redsicker is vice president and director of financial planning for Tompkins Financial Advisors. She is responsible for leading financial planning across the organization, cultivating client experience standards, and the development of business succession planning.

Susan has 15 years of financial services experience, most recently as a vice president and commercial lending relationship manager with our banking partners. In this role, she maintained and grew applicant relationships and assisted clients through the lending process. Prior to joining Tompkins, Susan was a managing director at Jovial Capital Management, LLC. As managing director, she led the firm’s finance subsidiary, facilitating debt, equity and mezzanine financing structures, supported their Private Client Group while fostering personal and business financial planning needs, collaborated with the mergers and acquisitions division to execute confidential franchise deals, and assisted with their private equity Opportunity Fund.

Susan’s extensive professional background furthermore includes experience in small business and financial consulting, corporate finance collegiate-level teaching, and running a small business.

Originally from Southeastern Massachusetts, Susan earned her Master of Science in Finance from Syracuse University, and her Bachelor of Science in Finance with Investments concentration from Florida Gulf Coast University. Dedicated to her field and furthering her own education and expertise, Susan is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma Business Honor Society, Sigma Beta Delta International Honor Society, and Golden Key International Honour Society.

With her passion for financial planning, Susan has a strong desire to inspire financial education. She continues to volunteer her time encouraging youth to pursue careers in quantitative disciplines. Outside of the office, Susan enjoys gardening and spending time with her husband and three children, supporting their various athletic endeavors.

MS, Finance
Syracuse University
BS, Finance
Florida Gulf Coast University
Commercial Lending
Tompkins Trust Company

Beta Gamma Sigma Business
Honor Society
Sigma Beta Delta International
Honor Society
Golden Key International
Honour Society

Board of Directors
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