Thank you to FCS MOVES Season 1 Guest Speakers


A year ago, the FCS was faced with a crisis: the pandemic had eradicated our ability to stage in-person events. How could our 50+ year old organization survive, let alone continue to support our mission of making regular donations to children’s charities?

In response, we re-imagined our content offering and launched a new Members-Only Virtual Event Series (FCS MOVES). But people would only enroll to be members if we could deliver great content!

Our Programming Committee, led by John McCormick, reached out to old and new friends of the FCS, and invited them to be part of FCS MOVES. We will always be grateful to these 32 senior marketing executives who agreed to share their time and talent with our membership, enhancing every online event with their inspirational words, business insights, and genuine good nature.

In addition to helping grow our membership with 40 brand new corporate memberships, MOVES resulted in the FCS donating $32,000 to 22 children's charities, each selected by one of our speakers.  On behalf of these charities, we offer another THANK YOU!

Andrea Zaretsky, E*TRADEPaul Gennaro, Voya Financial
Emily Pachuta, InvescoTony Wells, USAA
Jennifer Halloran, MassMutualMeredith Verdone, Bank of America
Erik Schneberger, American CenturyMichael Lacorazza, Wells Fargo
Andrea Brimmer, Ally FinancialTyrrell Schmidt, TD Bank
Betsy Palmer, AIGJenna Lebel, Liberty Mutual
Porter Gale, Personal CapitalDeborah Bussiere, Broadridge
Beth Wood, Principal FinancialLee Hurley, Northwestern Mutual
Brenda Tsai, BNY MellonKevin Comer, CME Group
Russ Findley, HiscoxMichael Collins, CFA Institute
Connie Weaver, EquitableJennifer Grazel, RBC Capital Markets
Ben Jankowski, MastercardRob Pinkerton, Morningstar
David Thuma, PNCBenji Baer, CBRE
Sylvia Toense, T. Rowe PriceWittney Rachlin, Yieldstreet
Bruce Ditman, MarcumCathy Stahl, PIMCO
Barbara Goose, John HancockMarty Willis, TIAA

Some of these executives have since moved on to new opportunities and we wish them all much success. They will always be welcome as part of the FCS Community.

We are also proud to acknowledge the support of several key partners whose sponsorship helped to underwrite FCS MOVES and our philanthropic mission. Our thanks to:

Dianomi, Fox Business, Investopedia, SmartBrief, InvestingChannel, Living Group, and Institutional Investor.

And finally -- THANK YOU -- to our members for your unwavering support.
Stay tuned for Season 2 of FCS MOVES... and the return of in-person events.

If your organization's senior marketing executive would like to support the FCS and participate in an upcoming event, please contact John McCormick.

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