People in Business: May 27, 2018

  • Eric Enners. (Courtesy photograph)

  • Maureen Meehan. (Courtesy photograph)

  • Douglass Teschner. (Courtesy photograph)

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Eric Enners has been named market development manager for Merrill Lynch Wealth Management’s Northern New England community market offices, according to a news release from the company.

In his new role, Enners will work closely with area Merrill Lynch leadership and financial advisers to grow the company’s community markets in New Hampshire, including Hanover, Concord, Manchester and Portsmouth, as well as parts of Vermont, Maine and New York.

Enners will help to recruit and retain a diverse group of advisers in the area, support leaders and advisers and identify opportunities to create efficiency and improve client experience. He also will help to pursue new and existing business opportunities through active participation in area communities, according to the release.

Enners has 20 years of financial services experience, 10 of which have been spent with Merrill Lynch. He most recently was an associate market manager for Merrill Lynch in Boston. He earned his MBA from Boston University.

The MNE Group adviser Maureen Meehan, of Quechee and Andover, Mass., has received one of Boston Magazine’s 2018 Five Star Wealth Manager awards. The award was announced in the February issue of Boston, according to a news release from The MNE Group.

Meehan and her partner at the firm, Kristin Nordahl, both were recipients of the award. The women were nominated through a survey of more than 3,000 registered financial services professionals and financial services companies. Together the pair has more than 70 years of combined financial advising experience and an “unwavering commitment to their clients and to their sustainable success,” the release said.

“It’s wonderful that Maureen and Kristin have been recognized for their tremendous commitment to people who need help planning their financial futures. They have a knack for designing financial plans that meet the individual needs of their clients as well as explaining them clearly so their clients feel engaged and empowered in their financial lives,” said Dave Porter, managing partner at Baystate Financial, with which The MNE Group is aligned.

Douglass Teschner has founded Growing Leadership LLC, which aims to help nonprofits, governments and businesses to strengthen their capacity to achieve the highest level of performance, Teschner announced in a news release.

A former New Hampshire state legislator, Teschner, who also has served as a Peace Corps country director in Ukraine and West Africa, is passionate about developing leaders and building effective teams and organizations. His services include leadership training, coaching and mentoring, grant writing, communications and public relations, and research, among other offerings.

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