13WHAM Presenter Doug Emblidge Joins Alesco Advisors

ROCHESTER, NY, Sept. 13, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Alesco Advisors LLC (Alesco) today announced that 13WHAM-TV News anchor Doug Emblidge will join the company in a client-facing role at its leaving the resort this fall.

Emblidge brings more than 40 years of journalism experience to his role at Alesco and has established a legacy of working closely with nonprofit institutions in Western New York. Emblidge will be responsible for serving the firm’s institutional and nonprofit clientele in addition to individuals and families.

As one of Rochester’s most notable newscasters, Emblidge has been a staple of the Rochester community for decades. He joined 13WHAM-TV (formerly WOKR-TV) in 1983 as a news anchor and reporter. In October 2018, Emblidge was inducted into the New York State Broadcasters Hall of Fame.

Emblidge is an active member of the Rochester community and has served on the board of directors and in leadership positions for numerous nonprofit organizations. He currently serves on the boards of the Pluta Cancer Center Foundation and the HUGS Foundation.

“Doug is a talented individual who has delivered the news to Rochester households in a thoughtful way for several decades,” said Jim Gould, founder and president of Alesco Advisors. “He has dedicated much of his life to advancing the causes of nonprofit organizations that serve our most vulnerable populations in and around Rochester. We believe Doug exemplifies our core principles of Service, Integrity and Value, and we are thrilled to add him to our team. »

Emblidge plans to end his broadcasting career in November and will begin his new role at Alesco in December.

“For 40 years, I’ve had the privilege of reporting stories that matter to the community where I was born and raised,” says Emblidge. “Now I hope to combine my interest in finance and my work with local charities, to continue doing work that matters. I look forward to this ‘second career’ and the opportunity to work closely with individuals, families and institutions within the Alesco team.”

About Alesco Advisors

Alesco Advisors is an independent, employee-owned, SEC-registered investment advisor (RIA) based in Pittsford, NY. The company offers a range of services to high net worth families, individuals and institutions, including comprehensive wealth planning, investment advisory services, relationship management and philanthropic services.


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