In this newly created position for the firm, Ms. Wyetzner will oversee daily office operations including financial and human resources management. She will also assist managing partner Jennifer Cona, Esq. with strategic planning and practice management as well as business development and client retention.
Prior to joining Cona Elder Law, Ms. Wyetzner’s tenure included 13 years as the Executive Directive of Goldberg & Connolly, a prominent 20 person construction boutique firm on Long Island. She was actively involved in the daily administration of the firm as well as directing the practice development initiatives and strategic plans.
During her 30 years in business development and marketing, Ms. Wyetzner held several leadership positions at financial services companies. As Vice President of National Marketing at Citibank, she introduced new investment products through the bank’s branch network.
“We are excited to have Ms. Wyetzner on board to help us take the firm to the next level,” says Ms. Cona. “With our rapid growth and increasingly complex administrative needs, it is time to integrate a new management model that allows me and the other partners to focus our efforts primarily on legal services and client needs. Julie’s strong business background and prior law firm management expertise makes her a perfect addition to our team.”
“I am thrilled to work with Ms. Cona and the talented and professional Cona Elder Law team who have created a unique, family oriented practice with an exemplary reputation that puts clients first and is ahead of the curve in many ways,” explains Ms. Wyetzner. “Among my many goals is to standardize operating and management procedures and work with Ms. Cona and the partners to develop and implement a business plan that will allow Cona Elder Law to continue its growth and leadership in the industry.”
Ms. Wyetzner earned her B.B.A. in Finance from Hofstra University. She lives with her husband, Steven, in Merrick and has two children, Shelby, age 25 and Charlie, age 22. Ms. Wyetzner is an active member of the Association of Legal Administrators, both the national and the Long Island chapters.
Cona Elder Law is recognized as a leading elder law and estate planning firm on Long Island. The firm was ranked the #1 Elder Law firm by Long Island Business News for 4 consecutive years (2012 – 2015) and was a finalist in the 2015 HIA Business Achievement Awards. The firm provides creative advocacy and cutting edge planning strategies and has been featured in many publications including: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Newsday, L.I. Business News, Investor’s News Daily, USA Today, The Daily News, The New York Post, Kiplinger’s, Reader's Digest and many others. Cona Elder Law attorneys have appeared as guests on WNBC-TV, WABC-TV, CNN-fn, News 12, WLNY News 55 and many radio stations including WOR, WCBS AM, WBAB and WFAN.