Vested hires Courtney Chennells from FTI Consulting


Ishviene Arora


As we announced this morning, Vested has hired Courtney Chennells, formerly senior consultant at FTI Consulting Strategic Communications, as senior account manager.

At Vested, Courtney will be responsible for delivering value to the agency’s portfolio of 20-plus financial services clients, which includes Bloomberg, Citadel, Tabb Group, Broadridge, Investopedia, and Backstop Solutions, by working across earned, owned, shared, and paid media.

“Vested combines the client base of a large agency with the culture of a growth-oriented, entrepreneurial one. The agency’s employee-first philosophy is incredibly rare in the PR field, and it’s this kind of balance that gets people excited about coming to work and serving clients,” Chennells said.

Chennells was with FTI Consulting’s Johannesburg office for two years before joining its New York City office. While there, she worked with clients in wealth management and the institutional investment industry. She earned her BBusSc in finance from University of Cape Town.

“Courtney’s knowledge, curiosity, global perspective, and commitment to the craft of strategic communications makes her the perfect addition to our team,” said Daniel P. Simon, co-founder and CEO of Vested. “She is an experienced financial communicator who excels at working across all types of media. We have great clients that will value her skills.