Digital marketing and communications leader and storyteller, with expertise (15+ years) in developing high-profile communications campaigns, writing for digital platforms,. Her strategic and hands-on experience includes communications leadership roles at top financial services firms. While at a leading U.S. independent broker-dealer (2012-2020) and a global investment bank (2000-2011), she developed a talent for building consensus and fostering collaborations that resulted in award-winning communications, including innovative collateral for financial advisors and their clients. She also developed a talent for communicating complex ideas concisely for a range of audiences to help drive engagement and sales. Additionally, S.D. teaches business writing at the university level and is a published journalist. S.D. has experience with social media platforms, WordPress, Hootsuite, Workplace from Facebook, corporate intranets, and Intrado. S.D. has a master’s degree in Journalism from New York University and a bachelor’s degree in English/Creative Writing from Skidmore College.