SUNY Oswego senior Charles A. Nunez, Phoenix, was hired as a financial representative intern for the Watertown Northwestern Mutual group. He is a risk management and insurance major at SUNY Oswego. Michael A. Schram, a native of Long Beach, has been hired as a financial representative by Northwestern Mutual in Watertown. He will be associated with Northwestern Mutual the Greater New York Group of Watertown.
Before joining Northwestern, Mr. Schram was a financial representative intern through Northwestern Mutual. Throughout his internship he qualified for several company milestones that included Power of 10 and Winter Camp. He received a bachelors degree in finance in December from SUNY Oswego and attended New York Institute of Technology, New York City.
Honored at sales event
Jill Rosette, a sales agent with Coldwell Banker Rimada, Watertown, was recently honored at the Coldwell Banker Generation Blue Experience, the brands international conference in New Orleans. Ms. Rosette was recognized for her work with video. She routinely does video tours of her listings.
One of Ms. Rosettes listings was viewed by Ryan Wallace, a member of the Army, while he was stationed in Afghanistan. Mr. Wallace, who had not seen many videos while looking for homes in Watertown, sent Ms. Rosette a complimentary email and the two worked together to find Mr. Wallace a home upon his arrival in Watertown in December. Four north country residents recently graduated from the National Tractor Trailer School in Liverpool.
Micah Cuatt, 46, Wellesley Island, has begun a new career as tractor-trailer driver for Swift Transportation. Prior to his graduation Mr. Cuatt was a Class B truck driver. He earned his certificate by completing 320 hours of training in NTTSs commercial drivers course.
David Martin, 51, Adams, has started a new career as a tractor-trailer driver for Werner Enterprises. Prior to his graduation, Mr. Martin was a bus driver. He earned his certificate after completing 602 hours of training in NTTSs advanced commercial drivers course.
Fernando Batista-Roman, 27, Watertown, has begun a career with Swift Transportation as a tractor-trailer driver. Previously he was a member of the Army. He earned his certificate by completing 602 hours of training in the advanced commercial drivers course.
Tavarus Cabness, 29, Theresa, is now a tractor-trailer driver for DOT Foods. Prior to his graduation, Mr. Cabness was a member of the Army. He received his certificate by completing 320 hours of training in NTTSs commercial drivers course.
Included in the courses completed by Mr. Cuatt, Mr. Cabness, Mr. Batista-Roman and Mr. Martin are Department of Transportation rules and regulations, hours of service, trip planning and behind-the-wheel instruction on a variety of equipment operated on secondary roads, city streets and interstates.Alexa Bennett has been promoted to marketing supervisor at Northern Federal Credit Unions corporate location in Watertown. She has eight years of marketing experience. She began her career at Northern in 2011 as a marketing professional and previously was the marketing director for Salmon Run Mall.
Mrs. Bennett lives in Watertown with her husband and graduated from SUNY Plattsburgh with a degree in speech communications.
Mairym Clark, LeRay, has been promoted to financial service representative III at the credit unions Gouverneur location, 145 E. Main St. Ms. Clark began her career at Northern in August as a virtual solutions professional and previously was a relationship banker at Bank of America and at AmeriCU Credit Union.
Shannon Battista has been hired as a home lending processor at the credit unions corporate location in Watertown. She has more than seven years of home lending and real estate experience. Prior to working with Northern Federal Credit Union, Ms. Battista was a real estate title insurance examiner in Thompson Falls, Mont., and a real estate loan processor in Polson, Mont. She lives in Dexter with her husband of four years.Bryan T. Cowell, R.A., an employee of Bernier, Carr and Associates, Watertown, has become a state-licensed architect. He graduated from Alfred State College with a bachelors degree in architectural technology and joined Bernier, Carr in 2005.
Mr. Cowell has been involved in several projects for the firm, including the design of additions and renovations in the Ogdensburg City School District and the construction of an addition at Lewis County General Hospital.Carlisle Syntec Roofing Solutions recognized RSI Roofing Inc., Gouverneur, as a silver level roofer in the companys applicator hall of fame. To achieve this designation, RSI completed 750 Perfect 10 roofing installations. RSI also received Carlisles Excellence in Single-Ply Award.Michael N. Reynolds, R.A., AIA, recently received professional licensing as a registered architect in New York state. Mr. Reynolds is a LEED Green associate, senior associate, project manager and senior architect with Beardsley Design Associates, Watertown. He joined Beardsley Design in 2000 and has since led his colleagues to achieve award-winning designs and assists the board of directors in leading the firm.
He currently leads Beardsleys efforts, in association with Saratoga Associates, Landscape Architects, Architects, Engineers and Planners, to provide master planning services to St. Lawrence University, Canton.Watertown Locksmith, owned by Joshua Winekoff, recently opened a storefront at 129 Franklin St. The business provides professional scheduled and emergency locksmith services for automotive, residential, commercial and industrial locksmith needs 24 hours a day.
Mr. Winekoff is a Michigan native with more than 10 years of professional locksmith experience. The storefront is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays.
For information, visit www.watertownlock.com or call 489-9795.Shari Scott has opened a bed and breakfast in a separate rear suite in her home at 545 John St., Clayton.
Garden Angels Bed & Breakfast is approximately 500 square feet and includes a newly renovated bedroom with king-size bed, full bathroom and sitting room with a separate entrance and access to a private backyard with perennial gardens. Continental breakfast is served daily and the suite includes wireless Internet and cable television. For more information, visit www.gardenangelshari.com, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 778-6762.For the 28th consecutive year, Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa, Lake Placid, has received the AAA Four Diamond Award. The resort is the longest-running, continuous AAA Four Diamond property in New York outside of New York City.WWNY-TV has been honored with a New York State Broadcasters Association award for excellence in broadcasting, an annual contest recognizing outstanding achievement among New Yorks radio and television stations. WWNY-TV was judged to have the most Outstanding Public Service Announcement/Campaign for a spot featuring the Victims Assistance Center titled Domestic Violence Testimony.