The first-ever FCS dinner staged at the New York Yacht Club proved to be a glamorous affair as the sold-out crowd turned out to celebrate the brands and marketing leaders honored in the 2018 FCS Financial Marketer of the Year competition.
At the November 29th gala, E*TRADE Financial and Chief Marketing Officer Lea Stendahl were presented with the winning trophy. With more than 50 guests from E*TRADE and its agencies, Assemby and Mullen Lowe, the raucous audience reveled in the Award. Also honored were runners-up Brighthouse Financial, with Matt Quale accepting the trophy, and MassMutual, with Jennifer Halloran accepting the trophy.
The 3rd Annual FCS Jamie E. DePeau Leadership Award was presented to David Bernstein of Captivate.
The gala dinner opened with a cocktail reception sponsored by Dow Jones. Table sponsors at the event included: Assembly Media, Bloomberg Media, E*TRADE, Google, Johannes Leonardo, MassMutual, Mullen Lowe, Oath, and Seeking Alpha. The Judging Day Host Sponsor was CNN Business. Graphics for the event and competition were provided by Leibowitz Branding & Design.