Kevin Palmiter, CLTC®

Financial Advisor

Meet the Palmiter Team

As a Financial Advisor, I am committed to helping my clients whether they are concerned for their own financial needs or those of their family or business. I don't do it alone. 

Together, we stand committed to providing the best client service possible. Below you can see how our team can help you if you have a problem or need assistance at any time.

Melissa J Uchic

Melissa J Uchic

Associate Financial Advisor
Office 570-408-9287

Melissa can help you with:

  • Schedule/Reschedule your appointments 
  • Assist with billing and payments
  • Providing account overviews
  • Staying engaged with updates regarding your financial plan
  • Facilitating changes to your accounts

Melissa Uchic is an Associate Financial Advisor with the Palmiter team leading key operational and client experience functions. Melissa believes in being a resource for clients. She believes that the guidance and resources the team can provide clients will help them tackle some of life's most difficult challenges.  Melissa currently carries her Series 6 and 63 as well as her Life, Accident and Health license from Pennsylvania.  Melissa's previously worked in commericial financing for 3 years where she held a number of roles pertaining to equimpent leasing. 

Melissa is the Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation Team Captain for the Northwestern Mutual Scraton Wilkes-Barre office, serves on the Diversity and Inclusion Council and the Advisory Council for the Northwestern Mutual-Eastern PA group. 

Melissa is a married mother of 2, enjoys the arts, more specifically photography, music and painting. Melissa is an accomplished local musician with original songs played on local radio stations such as NEPA Rebellion. 

Stephen W Blumenthal

Stephen W Blumenthal, CLF®, M.Ed.

Director of Marketing

Steve Blumenthal is the Director of Marketing. Prior to joining Northwestern Mutual in the marketing capacity, Steve held positions with Northwestern Mutual in Talent Acquisition joining the firm in 2011 and obtaining Recruiter of the Year for the Eastern Region in 2016.  Throughout his career he has honed relationship management skills to build and retain the trust and loyalty of key players and clients. Steve is also a former public school educator and head colligieate coach for over a decade before transitioning into the private sector. 

Steve earned his Bachelor of Arts from West Chester University, his Masters of Education at Immaculata University, is a graduate of the American College and has obtained a CLF® designation and is Life, Accident, Health Licensed in the state of PA. 

Steve oversees marketing efforts such as:

  • Brand Stewardship
  • Digital Outreach
  • Client Insights
  • Public Relations
  • Social Media management
  • Event Management
  • Community Relations

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