Managing Director, US
During her twenty-year communications career, Judi has advised senior-level executives on strategies for corporate communications, thought leadership platforms, C-suite executive positioning and media and investor engagement in asset and wealth management, financial technology, investment banking and private equity. She specializes in crafting narratives and building communications programs for companies that are at pivotal moments in their business cycles.
Before joining Vested, she was a vice president at Prudential Financial, focused primarily on PGIM, its top-ten $1.5 billion asset management business. She built, led and executed all aspects of global communications functions from the ground up for three PGIM affiliates within its multi-manager model – QMA (quantitative equity and global multi-asset solutions), Jennison (fundamental active equity and fixed income) and PGIM Investments (mutual fund distribution).
She has worked in the financial communications practices at global public relations firms Edelman and Kreab Gavin Anderson with clients such as Wal-Mart, Gap, InBev, Gilead, HGS and MarketAxess. She was also a founding partner of boutique financial communications firm Bryant Park Financial Communications where she led account teams for UBS, MarketAxess and Fisher Investments.
Judi started her career on Wall Street, spending five years as a sell-side equity research analyst for Latin American telecom and technology firms at UBS, Bear Stearns and BBVA.”
“The pace of innovation in financial markets has reached a breakneck speed in tandem with a universal realization that corporations must take a more holistic view of who their stakeholders are. ESG, stakeholder capitalism, crypto currencies – there’s never been a more thrilling time to tell the stories across global capital markets. ”