FCS News

  • FCS RFK Marketing Summit 2024 Photo Galleries

    A picture is worth a thousand words. How many priceless stories can be retold with photo galleries of more than 800 pictures? Enjoy these photos that cover this year’s Fireside Forums (Monday and Tuesday sessions), our Group Charity dinner, the Race on Competition Hill for skiers and snowboarders, and our Awards reception. During the three-day…

    Stowe, Vermont

  • Call for Entries for FCS Portfolio Awards Now Open

    FCS Announces Opening of the 30th Annual FCS Portfolio Awards The Financial Communications Society (FCS) proudly announces the opening of the prestigious FCS Portfolio Awards, marking its monumental 30th year in celebrating creative excellence in financial marketing, communications and media. Starting January 2, 2024, industry professionals are welcome to submit their best work from 2023,…

    National

  • FCS Opens Enrollment for Members-Only Mentoring Program 2024

    The FCS is proud to announce the launch of our Members-Only Mentoring program for 2024. This will be our fifth year running this successful initiative.  Our program matches mentees and mentors based on their career goals and mentor experience and interests. Applications for both roles are open now and will close on January 19th (no exceptions).…

    National

  • Northwestern Mutual and CMO Lynn Teo Named FCS Financial Marketer of the Year for 2023

    The Financial Communications Society (FCS) announced tonight that Northwestern Mutual and Chief Marketing Officer Lynn Teo have been named the 2023 FCS Financial Marketer of the Year. The award was presented at the New York Yacht Club during a sold-out gala dinner. A panel of 14 senior marketing executives reviewed this year’s diverse array of…

    New York

  • Nominees Announced for FCS Portfolio Hall of Fame 2024

    To honor the 30th Anniversary FCS Portfolio Awards, the FCS is proud to announce 10 nominees for the FCS Portfolio Awards Hall of Fame, Class of 2024. Created in 2019 for the 25th Anniversary of Portfolio, the Hall of Fame recognizes prior winners of our annual competition whose creative excellence has proven to stand the…

    New York

  • 8th Annual FCS Jamie E. DePeau Leadership Award honors Arielle Gross Samuels, Blackstone

    Arielle Gross Samuels, Global Head of Marketing for Blackstone, has been selected as recipient of the FCS Jamie E. DePeau Leadership Award for 2023. The trophy will be presented to Arielle at an awards gala on November 30th at the New York Yacht Club when the FCS also celebrates the FCS Financial Marketer of the…

    New York

  • FCS Launches Inaugural Marketer Sentiment Survey

    As the financial marketing community prepares for 2024, the FCS is undertaking our first-ever “marketer sentiment” survey, to help us understand the expectations, challenges and ambitions that are driving the planning decisions of client-side marketers. The findings from this research will help financial marketing peers understand the direction of the industry, while also informing the…

    Virtual

  • AllianceBernstein, Ally, Northwestern Mutual Named to Shortlist for the 2023 FCS Financial Marketer of the Year

    On November 2, 2023, the FCS announced the shortlist of finalists for the 2023 FCS Financial Marketer of the Year Award (FMY). Listed alphabetically by company, they are: The FMY Award recognizes innovation, creativity and impact in the financial services marketplace, and rewards the brand and the marketing leader responsible. Trophies for the winner and…

    New York

  • ICYMI: 9 FCS Events in September & October

    In September and October, the FCS hosted 9 events, including in-person events in New York, Boston, Chicago and Philadelphia. In case you missed any of them, check out the recaps, videos and photos on each event’s original webpage. (See PAST EVENTS.) These events are just one reason why membership in the FCS is a smart…

    New York

  • Certification in Digital Marketing Analytics (fall 2023)

    The FCS is excited to again partner with the Financial Marketing Institute (FMI) on the launch of a new semester for its Certification program in Digital Marketing Analytics. The full program comprises three virtual courses: Each course consists of: Each class is taught by Roy Wollen, a professor at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Integrated…

    Virtual

  • FCS ANNOUNCES NEW MEMBERSHIP PRICING AND TIERS

    Effective September 1, 2023 (the start of our fiscal year), we are instituting a new membership pricing structure that will lower the annual dues for individual members, provide discounts to companies with at least 3 members, and offer a new benefits package to companies through a newly constituted Corporate Membership tier. Already discounted dues for…

    New York

  • FCS Portfolio Awards Honor 2022’s Best in Financial Marketing and Communications

    On May 4th, 500 financial marketing, communications and media professionals from over 115 companies gathered at the Ziegfeld Ballroom for the 29th Annual FCS Portfolio Awards. The black tie gala drew attendees excited to convene in-person to celebrate 2022’s most creative financial marketing efforts. The top prize, the Judges’ Choice Award, was won by HSBC’s…

  • ServiceNow’s John Almeida featured at FCS RFK Marketing Summit 2023

    This year’s Summit kicked off with a Sunday night Fireside Forum, where a special report, 2023 Predictions, from Financial Planning, was co-presented by Janet King, VP Research & Content Solutions at Arizent, and John Almeida, Global Head of Wealth & Asset Management at ServiceNow. Afterwards, FCS CEO Kevin Windorf approached John and asked him to…

    New York

  • FCS Year in Review: 2022

    How do you measure a successful year? First and foremost, the FCS is a community. We measure success by how we connect people to each other. Across the country, financial marketing, communications and media professionals bring to life our mission of Community, Education and Philanthropy with their membership, sponsorship, and engagement through our in-person and…

    Virtual; New York

  • FCS Mentoring Program in full swing

    Season 4 of the successful FCS Mentoring Program launched at the beginning of December 2022, as 24 FCS & YMC Members were paired in mentor-mentee relationships based on areas of interest and areas of expertise. Through 2023, the pairs will meet on their own at least monthly for hourlong personal conversations that touch on topics…

    New York; Virtual

  • Invesco and Emily Pachuta Named FCS Financial Marketer of the Year for 2022

    The FCS announced tonight that Invesco and Emily Pachuta, Chief Marketing & Analytics Officer, have been named the 2022 FCS Financial Marketer of the Year. The award was presented during in-person award ceremony at the New York Yacht during a gala dinner with 100+ guests. A panel of 19 senior marketing executives reviewed this year’s…

    New York

  • Leslie Walstrom to receive FCS Jamie E. DePeau Leadership Award 2022

    Leslie Walstrom, Global Head of Marketing for Columbia Threadneedle Investments, has been selected as the 2022 recipient of the FCS Jamie E. DePeau Leadership Award. The annual award will be presented at an in-person awards gala on November 30th, when the FCS also celebrates the FCS Financial Marketer of the Year Award for 2022; finalists…

    New York

  • FCS opens enrollment for Members-Only Mentoring Program

    Mentees and Mentors Welcome Following three successful “seasons,” the FCS will again offer one-to-one mentoring opportunitiesfor members across the country. Our program matches mentees and mentors based on their career goals and mentor experience and interests. Applications for both roles are open now and will close on November 21 (no extensions). Pairings will be confirmed…

    Virtual

  • Marketers Head to FCS RFK Marketing Summit 2023 in Stowe, Vermont

    For more than 20 years, the FCS has brought financial marketing, communications and media professionals together each January for a marketing summit like no other. The Lodge at Spruce Peak in Stowe, Vermont has been the home for this special event where hundreds from our community have gathered for three days of content, conversation and…

    Stowe, Vermont

  • Ally, Citizens, Invesco Named to Shortlist for the 2022 FCS Financial Marketer of the Year

    On October 31, 2021, the FCS announced the shortlist of finalists for the 2022 FCS Financial Marketer of the Year Award (FMY). Listed alphabetically by company, they are: Andrea Brimmer, Chief Marketing & PR Officer, Ally Lori Dillon, EVP, Head of Enterprise Marketing, Citizens Emily Pachuta, Chief Marketing & Analytics Officer, Invesco The FMY Award…

    New York