ESSEX— William “Jay” Mills, financial advisor for The Oakley Wing Group at Morgan Stanley in Essex, was elected to the Middlesex United Way Board of Directors at the organization’s annual meeting Jan. 29.
After graduating from Hobart College in 2008 with a double major in economics and environmental studies, Mills began his career as a financial advisor in at Merrill Lynch in New York City, with a focus on helping everyday people understand complex economic, market, and financial planning issues in a language that makes sense. In 2010 he moved his practice to Essex to join a wealth management team that shared his values, and to be a part of a small, tight-knit community to which he could contribute. Mills also serves as treasurer of the Old Saybrook Chamber of Commerce.
Middlesex United Way is a locally based organization dedicated to strengthening lives, helping people, and improving community conditions in the fifteen towns in Middlesex County. Middlesex United Way serves the towns of Chester, Clinton, Cromwell, Deep River, Durham, East Haddam, East Hampton, Essex, Haddam, Killingworth, Middlefield, Middletown, Old Saybrook, Portland and Westbrook. To learn more, visit middlesexunitedway.org or facebook.com/middlesexunitedway.