If you haven’t met or at least heard of Kristen Zorda here is a little snippet: Nationwide, she is in the top 15 Loan Advisors with Flagstar Bank, she owns Yoga Mandali in downtown Saratoga Springs, and she just recently bought into the Ahimsa Yoga and Music Festival. Oh, and she has an 18 month old boy named Bodhi, and owns a hobby farm in Greenfield Center. If there is a list of people to know in the downtown business district of Saratoga Springs, she has to be pretty near the top. Here is the Q&A.
In our search for insight on an almost post covid economy we wanted to check in with someone that could shed a little light on the financial side of pandemic recovery. So we reached out to John N. Kalil, LUTCF, Financial Advisor, Founder and President of Retirement Solutions, LLC. John’s firm provides financial, investment and wealth management services for individuals, sole proprietors, and small to medium sized businesses. Their specialization is in the areas of retirement preparation/transition, asset protection and legacy planning. John sounded like the perfect person to give us the 411 and a great guy to get to know. So here is a quick Q&A with John to help you get to know him and his thoughts on protecting your assets.
Saratoga Springs — The latest in pandemic pivots comes to us as the Mind Body Soul Market popping up monthly in the parking garage behind the Saratoga Springs City Center. The first event was in May and drew over 300 shoppers. “We had a great turn out and our vendors did very well!” said Jennifer Rhodes who hosts the event.
WILTON — Cole’s Collision has opened their newest facility in Wilton. Located at 601 Maple Ave., the 14,500 square-foot facility is one of five Cole’s locations – which also includes centers in Ballston Spa, Clifton Park, Colonie, and North Greenbush.
SOUTH GLENS FALLS — Noble Gas Solutions, a family-owned industrial gas and welding supply company that has been a staple in the Capital Region for more than 80 years, officially opened its newest location in South Glens Falls on Wednesday, May 5.
GLENS FALLS — Saratoga Hospital’s Dr. Michael Bourla now sees patients at Saratoga Nephrology at Glens Falls, making it easier for those with chronic kidney disease and related conditions to access specialty care close to home.
SARATOGA SPRINGS — An iconic Saratoga Springs market that has served community life for nearly a century has re-opened after extensive renovations with a new look, an upgraded menu and a new name.
SARATOGA SPRINGS — The Belmont Child Care Association, Inc. (BCCA) announced this week that its new childcare center serving families and children of the backstretch community at Saratoga Race Course is scheduled to open in summer 2021.
SARATOGA SPRINGS — Melinda Bucknam and Carissa Conley, certified public accountants specializing in tax matters, have formed a new CPA firm, Bucknam & Conley CPAs PLLC. The new firm offers tax and advisory services to businesses and individuals throughout New York State and across the country, both in-person and remotely. The firm’s focus is on income tax issues, tax planning and business operations.
SARATOGA SPRINGS — Advertising, marketing, social media channels, public relations, press releases, web design…it never ends. Media options are changing as rapidly as the technology that feeds them and keeping up with it is a full-time job. Unfortunately hiring a dedicated employee just isn’t in most budgets, especially during a global pandemic.