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The Gramercy Institute is pleased to announce its

2023 Financial Content Marketing Awards,

honoring excellence in financial content marketing.

Content-as-marketing has proven to be a highly-effective and

extremely-efficient means for financial marketers to connect

in meaningful ways with core target audiences. 

The result: content marketing has become a significant plank in nearly every

financial marketing platform. This award was established to recognize

excellence & achievement in FINANCIAL CONTENT MARKETING.


Judging will be carried out by a panel of financial services marketing leaders from the world's top financial, media and marketing brands.

Early Entry Deadline: 

Friday, July 21, 2023 ($295)


Entry Deadline: 

Tuesday, August 1, 2023 ($350)

Gramercy Institute 2023

Financial Content Marketing Awards-Judges

  • Kevin Bressner, Senior Marketing Analyst, Putnam Investments

  • Laura Cleveland, SVP, Head, Institutional Client Services Marketing, M&T Bank

  • Eugene Colter, Chief Communications Officer, TIAA

  • Phil Edelstein, Founder, Substance Strategy & Creative

  • Angela Giombetti, SVP, Head of Marketing, Wealthspire Advisors

  • Delicia Hallman, VP, Communications & Content, BNP Paribas (former)

  • Kim Hanson, Managing Director & Head, Thought Leadership & Content, BMO Financial Group

  • Jon Holding, Head of Brand, Content & ETF Marketing, Invesco US

  • Emily Kanellakis, Content Marketing Manager, Fidelity Canada 

  • Steve Lee, Sr. Managing Director, Marketing & Communications, Guggenheim Securities

  • Jennifer Lindauer, Director of Brand Strategy & Marketing Communications, BD

  • Christopher Link, Global Head of Content Marketing, Manulife Investment Management

  • Laura MacFarland, Vice President, Head, Content Strategy-Advisor Center, BlackRock

  • Shelagh McGrogan, Director, Content Marketing & Crisis Communications, RBC

  • Sarah McSpiritt, Founder & CEO, McSpiritt Marketing

  • Trina Neale, Head of Global Content Marketing, Allspring Global Investments

  • Katie Pierce, Head, Investments Marketing, Manulife Investment Management

  • Paul Piscitelli, VP, Senior Content Producer & Writer, BNY Mellon Wealth Management

  • Meghna Prasad, VP, Search & Digital, Channels, Payments, J.P. Morgan

  • Matt Purdue, Partner & SVP, Content Strategy, Peppercomm

  • Julie Schaeffer, Content Marketing Strategy & Execution, William Blair

  • Jennifer Scherz, Vice President, Marketing Manager-Wealth Management, M&T Bank

  • Jen Simonds, Vice President, Brand Strategy and Content, Nasdaq 

  • Tess Skoller, Associate Brand & Advertising Manager, MFS Investment Management 

  • Amy Stroud, SVP, Content Marketing, Bank of America 

  • Elaine Villas-Obusan, Head of Retail Marketing, Amundi US

  • Jeanne Washington, Senior Director, Content Strategy, SVB (former)

  • Catherine Weigel, Director, Marketing Communications & Head, ETF Marketing, Sprott

  • Lauren Wilkins, Marketing & Communications, US Commercial Banking, CIBC

  • Paul ZettI, EVP, Head of Global Marketing, Chief Marketing Officer, Cohen & Steers

Who Can Enter?


Any company (agency, publisher, financial firm, marketing services provider) that has conceived and/or executed a content marketing execution within the past 18 months for the benefit of a financial services firm (corporate entries are also accepted). This includes:

  • Financial firms marketing their products or services

  • Insurance firms marketing their products or services

  • Agencies/consultancies

  • Media companies/publishers

  • Service providers to financial/insurance firms

  • Corporate (those marketing a corporation’s financial performance to key audiences)


To enter, financial firms (and their partners) that have conceived and/or executed financial content marketing work in the past 18 months are encouraged to complete this online entry form.

Honoring Winning Teams

  • A congratulatory roster of categories and winners will be published and distributed to Gramercy Institute’s global financial marketing community in early-September.​​

  • Trophies will be presented LIVE (and in-person) at a special award ceremony in New York City on September 21, 2023. Those winners who are unable to attend the award presentation event in NYC may purchase their trophies and receive them by mail. All category-winning teams attending will receive team trophies at this important event! 

  • Also at this LIVE event, Gramercy’s "Best of" awards will be presented for "Best of Category-Single Country," "Best of Category-Multi Country" and "Best of Show."​​

  • A congratulatory communication will be distributed to Gramercy Institute's global financial marketing network immediately following the LIVE September award presentation that highlights winners of the "Best of Category" and "Best of Show" awards.

  • In addition, a digital photo album of winning teams will be shared with Gramercy Institute’s global network of financial services marketing professionals after this event. 


Early Entry Deadline: 

Friday, July 21, 2023 ($295)


Entry Deadline: 

Tuesday, August 1, 2023 ($350)

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