Glens Falls National Bank and Trust Co. announced the appointment of Christine Remington to branch manager of the Chestertown office.
Remington is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the branch and meeting the financial needs of the community. She has 16 years’ experience in banking, all of which have been with Glens Falls National Bank.
The Patchogue, N.Y., native attended Suffolk Community College. She currently lives in Brant Lake, where she can be found volunteering for many community organizations. She serves as treasurer of North Warren Chamber of Commerce, officer of Tri-Lakes Community Alliance, chair of Chestertown St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee and volunteer of the Spinal Cord Research Benefit.
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Upstate Agency, LLC has hired Rebekah Crewell as a risk advisor.
Crewell is responsible for acquiring and retaining commercial clients within the property services, healthcare, nonprofit, construction and municipality segments. In addition to her production responsibilities, she is instrumental
in the marketing of complex programs and renewals for the agency throughout the greater Capital Region.
Crewell, a designated small business coverage specialist (SBCS), has nearly 20 years of local insurance, risk management and marketing experience. Prior to joining Upstate Agency, she spent her career with large global brokerage platforms and regional brokerage firms located
in the Albany market. She lives in Wells, N.Y., where she serves as town supervisor.
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The Adirondack North Country Association (ANCA) announced the addition of North Country native and financial expert Adam Pearsall to its board of directors.
Pearsall is a financial advisor and senior portfolio manager in Glens Falls and was elected to ANCA’s board in March.
Pearsall worked as a geophysicist and mineral exploration geologist in the greater New York City area and western United States before entering the financial industry in 1999. He has experience with regional nonprofits, having served as trustee and chair of the Silver Bay
YMCA board of trustees and founding member, president, and first board chair of the Warren County Radio Club. He is currently a member of the Lower Adirondack Search and Rescue team and a volunteer trail steward for the state Department of Environmental Conservation.
He also serves as vice president of Glenn and Carol Pearsall Adirondack Foundation, where he reviews grant proposals for projects that improve quality of life for year-round residents of the Adirondacks. Pearsall earned a bachelor’s degree in geology from Colby College and holds the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation. He resides in Queensbury, N.Y. with his wife Sara and their two children.
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Saratoga National Bank and Trust Co. hired Alina Serradimigni of Glens Falls as vice president and branch manager of the Saratoga main office.
Serradimigni will oversee daily operations, provide quality customer service and develop banking relationships to help individuals and businesses reach their financial goals. She brings more than 10 years of banking experience to the position.
The Republic of Moldova native attended Academy of Economic Studies of Moldova, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in banking and finance.
She is an active member in her community. She serves as vice president of St. George Orthodox Church and treasurer of Adirondack Greek Festival Committee.