Northwest names newest vice presidents

Laura Ahl

Laura B. Ahl has been named vice president and senior compliance officer of Northwest Advisors. John Beard, senior vice president, Northwest Advisors, made the announcement.

In her position, Ms. Ahl ensures compliance with investment policies and procedures, develops and implements strategies for Northwest Advisors and manages processes to comply with federal regulations.

Ms. Ahl began her career at Northwest in 1998 as a teller. Since she began her career with the bank she’s held numerous positions, including receptionist, marketing assistant, trust officer and, most recently, operations and compliance manager of Northwest Advisors, Inc., the bank’s registered investment advisor.

Ms. Ahl received her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Clarion University of Pennsylvania. She’s a graduate of the Pennsylvania Bankers Association School of Trust and also holds her FINRA Series 65, Series 7, Series 24 and Series 63 certifications. She also holds licenses from the Commonwealth of PA Insurance Department in Accident & Health, Life and Fixed Annuities and Variable Life/Variable Annuity insurances.

Active in her community, Ms. Ahl serves as a member of the finance committee at Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Church in Warren and an advisory board member at Saint Joseph Catholic School.

Ms. Ahl is the daughter of Frank Callan of Sugar Grove, and the late Lynette Callan of North Warren. She lives in Warren with her husband, Eric, and daughter, Caitlyn.