Michael Spaulding of Queensbury has joined the NBT Insurance Agency as vice president of retail-personal insurance.
Spaulding is a member of the NBT Insurance leadership team and will lead the expansion of the Agency’s Retail-Personal Insurance Division. He brings more than 25 years of experience to his new position, including leadership positions in sales, underwriting and operations.
He comes to NBT Insurance from Travelers Insurance Companies where he most recently served as Eastern New York state regional sales director.
The vice president of retail-personal insurance is a new position at the agency, intended to drive growth in our current and expanding footprint, the company said.
Spaulding is part of the expanding team of insurance professionals based at NBT Bank’s Saratoga Springs location.
Currently a board member of Big Brother Big Sisters of the Southern Adirondacks, Spaulding previously volunteered as a youth sports coach in the Queensbury area.
Morgan Stanley Wealth Management announced that Kathleen Grasmeder, a Managing director, portfolio management director, financial advisor in the firm’s Glens Falls Wealth Management office, has been named to Forbes Magazine’s list of Top Women Wealth Advisors and Top Women Wealth Advisors Best-In-State for 2022, listed on forbes.com.
Forbes’ “Top Women Wealth Advisors” and “Top Women Wealth Advisors Best-In-State” is a select group of individuals who have a minimum of seven years of industry experience. The ranking, developed by Forbes’ partner SHOOK Research, is based on an algorithm of qualitative and quantitative data, rating thousands of wealth advisors and weighing factors like revenue trends, AUM, compliance records, industry experience and best practices learned through telephone and in-person interviews.
Diane Dumouchel has been appointed director of finance and compliance for EDC Warren County.
Dumouchel brings 10 years of expertise in financial and administrative roles through her work with small businesses and nonprofit organizations.
After three years of working with Habitat for Humanity.
Sustainable PR in Glens Falls announced the hiring of Myla Dobson as account executive.
Dobson is responsible for managing client campaigns and supporting the agency’s community relations.
She is a recent 2021 graduate of Hartwick College, where she majored in political science.