Business Spotlight

January 12, 2014

Business briefs: Jan. 12. 2014

Promotion announced

PLATTSBURGH — Jason Bruce has been appointed to associate vice president of the corporation effective Jan. 1, according to the Board of Directors of Northern Insuring Agency Inc.

Bruce joined Northern Insuring in 2008 and was most recently the director of information technology. In this role, he is primarily responsible for providing outstanding customer service through efficient management and oversight of NIA’s information infrastructure. He possesses an outstanding work ethic and is consistently forward thinking about what is best for the clients and employees of Northern Insuring, according to the board.

“I am extremely proud to announce this appointment,” said Deena Giltz McCullough, NIA president and CEO. “Jason is a team player, approachable and consistent. He has many talents including contributing fresh ideas that contribute to agency efficiency and growth. We are proud to have Jason on our team.”

Northern Insuring celebrates its 84th anniversary in June and specializes in business, personal and life insurance and employee benefits services.

Building seminar

PLATTSBURGH — Plattsburgh Housing Outlet Inc. will offer a Home Building Seminar on Thursday, Jan. 23, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Dino’s Pizza, 795 Route 3 (next to Wilson Appliance), in Plattsburgh.

The seminar will offer guidance on topics such as lender requirements, manufactured and modular homes, advice on finding and developing a building site and time frames for home building.

Dinner will be served and there is no cost or obligation. Participants must RSVP ahead of time, as space is limited. Anyone interested (adults only) may call 800-794-6250 or email with their name, phone number and number in their party. It is recommended to RSVP early as last seminar was at full capacity.

Participants will receive a free “how-to” packet, a free copy of their credit report and a discount coupon for attending the seminar. They will leave with the information they will need to make an informed decision about new construction and home ownership.

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