Jonna L. Martin is the President of AdvanceMe Associates, a Business Etiquette Training and Consulting firm. A respected professional with over 14 years of experience in the financial services industry, she specialized in trust and estate planning for high net worth clients at PNC Bank, Fleet Bank and Merrill Lynch prior to launching her firm in 2001.
Jonna is a graduate of Wellesley College in Wellesley, Massachusetts where she majored in Political Science. As a professional speaker, she has earned the National Speaker's Association (NSA) Professional Speaker designation. Recently, she has addressed the Scholar's Institute for the NJ Society of CPA's and was a featured presenter at the PA Institute of CPA's Emerging CPA's Conference.
Her professional articles have been published in the PICPA's newsletter, Pursuit, as well as regional newspapers. Her podcast series on business etiquette can be found on the NJ Society of CPAs website, and on our News page.
She is the past president of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), Greater Rochester Chapter and is also a member of the Rochester Professional Consultants Network (RPCN).
Corporate clients of AdvanceMe Associates include Bayer, Heinz, KPMG, Lee Hecht Harrison, Unilever and Xerox. Academic clients include Carnegie Mellon University - Tepper School of Business, University of Pittsburgh, Katz School of Business and University of Pittsburgh School of Law.