Glens Falls National Bank and Trust Co. has announced the promotions of the following individuals: Megan Bohan to assistant vice president and Jenine Macura to vice president.
Bohan is the branch manager for the Glens Falls National main office. In this role, she interacts with multiple lines of business and oversees branch operations.
She joined the company in 2002 as a teller. She became branch manager in 2016.
Bohan serves as treasurer of the Adirondack Samaritan Counseling Center board of directors.
Macura is currently the branch manager for the Granville office. She started with the company in 2012.
In addition to overseeing branch operations, Macura is also responsible for supervising and scheduling the traveling staff for the bank’s Washington County Region.
She is active in her Granville and Whitehall communities, and serves as president of the Granville Chamber of Commerce.
Alison Blessing, CPA, with over 20 years of leadership experience in public and private accounting, has been named as the Teal, Becker & Chiaramonte, CPAs, PC’s third administrator in over 45 years.
While Michele Auricchio is finishing her career pending a late June retirement, Blessing will learn the position, drawing specifically on her roles as a principal at another CPA firm, the company said.
The company also hired its newest accounting staff member, Joseph Watroba, CPA.
Blessing graduated with a bachelor of business administration in accounting from Siena College. Before joining TBC, she was most recently the chief financial officer of the New York State School Boards Association. Her experience prior to that in public accounting includes performing audits, compliance audits, reviews, compilations, and attestation engagements for municipal, for-profit, and nonprofit entities.
She was a previous board member and treasurer of the Food Pantries of the Capital District, and was also an at-large member of the state Government Finance Officers Association board of governors from 2012-16.
Watroba earned both his Bachelor of Science in accounting degree as well as his Master of Science in accounting from Siena College in 2013. Prior to joining TBC, he was a senior tax accountant at another firm.
Outside of work, he and his family founded Play It Foreward 518 Inc., a nonprofit that raises funds to support Make-A-Wish NENY and the Melodies Center for Childhood Cancer at Albany Medical Center.
His family established this special fund to support diversion activities for the children and their families that are receiving treatments at the Melodies Center during their time of need.