Merrill Lynch announced that Natalie Mowry has been promoted to first vice president. She is based in the Hudson office.

"Natalie's promotion to first vice president is a well-deserved recognition of her industry knowledge and commitment to delivering personalized solutions to meet our clients' specific financial goals," said Edward Luecke, market executive.

Mowry, a resident of Aurora, joined Merrill Lynch in 2009. She received a bachelor's degree from the University of Toledo. Mowry is located in the Hudson Merrill Lynch office at 10 W. Streetsboro St. and can be reached at 330-342-8629 or by visiting fa.ml.com/themowrygroup.