Donna Monteleone earns career milestone, lifetime membership

Donna Monteleone

CUMBERLAND — Donna Diamond Monteleone has achieved membership in the MDRT organization, a career milestone that offers the opportunity to share innovative ideas and best practices with other leading financial professional members. This is the 10th year that Monteleone achieved MDRT membership, making her a lifetime member.

Membership in MDRT is a highly recognized mark of excellence limited to only the most successful in the financial services profession. This places Monteleone among the top professionals in the global life insurance and financial services industry.

Members are provided career-shaping resources to better communicate and serve clients as well as opportunities to broaden professional development. The exchange of ideas at MDRT meetings helps members gain new and unique insights to better serve clients’ individual needs.

Working with an MDRT member connects clients not only to a highly credible and leading financial adviser but also to cutting-edge strategies.

“For more than nine decades MDRT has delivered access to innovative ideas to motivate members and help them refine their skills,” said MDRT President Ross Vanderwolf. “MDRT is committed to helping our members achieve inspired growth and personal success.”

MDRT’s culture motivates the best in the business to share innovative ideas, concepts and techniques with each other. The exclusive tools and resources members obtain help them to better guide their clients to beneficial solutions and provide their clients the greatest service.

In addition to MDRT, Monteleone has qualified as an elite annuity member of New York Life, which distinguishes her as one of New York Life’s top producing retirement solutions professionals. Making the elite list is one of New York Life’s most acclaimed company honors, which only a small percentage of agents achieve each year.

In 2015, Monteleone achieved lifetime council member status with New York Life where she qualified for 20 years of consecutive council status, a New York Life recognition achievement award.

Monteleone received her associate degree in dental hygiene from Allegany Community College in 1976. In 1986, she married husband Nick and relocated to Cumberland where she began a new career with New York Life alongside her father, John Diamond, longtime New York Life agent.

Monteleone has been a member of the Cumberland Rotary Club,  Allegany County Chamber of Commerce and serves on the board of the Cumberland Housing Alliance. The couple have two children, Maria and Vince, and live in the city of Cumberland.

For more information, contact Monteleone at 301-722-8565 or

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