Strategic Financial hires two

Clinton Kane

Michael Leist

Strategic Financial Services has hired two new employees.

Michael Leist has joined the firm to lead business development and marketing efforts. Additionally, he will help the firm’s communications program to provide timely updates and deliver original content to inform, educate and keep clients up to date on developments shaping the investment world.

Prior to joining Strategic, Leist worked at Monument Group, a Boston-based firm specializing in the marketing and placement of alternative investment opportunities.

Clinton Kane joins the firm as an associate in the corporate retirement plan group. He will work with participants and employers to coordinate all operational and education responsibilities.

Kane comes to Strategic after seven years with CoughlinGiambrone.

Strategic Financial is an independent investment management firm. Company headquarters are located at 114 Business Park Drive, Utica, with additional offices in Syracuse, and West Palm Beach, Fla.