Marie Swift is President and CEO of Impact Communications, a full-service marketing communications firm serving a select group of independent financial advisors and allied institutions. Swift has worked with financial advisory firms and allied institutions for over twenty years. Impact Communications works solely within the financial services industry. The firm has two service lines – one for highly-successful independent advisors and one for the institutions that support them.
A thought leader for thought leaders, she is known for bringing some of the industry's best and brightest voices together for dialog and debate. Her Thought Leader Round Table series, which can be found at www.AdvisorsThinkTank.com, is just one example of how Marie generates interesting conversations with movers and shakers in the financial services industry. Her Best Practices in the Financial Services Industry blog, which can be found at www.MarieSwift.com, provides additional insights and advice, including podcasts, articles, videos and other helpful content for independent financial advisors and the institutions that serve them.
Swift has over the years written for a wide variety of industry publications, including: NAPFA Advisor magazine, MorningstarAdvisor.com, Financial Planning magazine, Financial Advisor magazine, Research magazine, RIABiz.com and ThinkAdvisor.com. Marie is known for bringing good ideas to financial advisors through her speeches, presentations, podcasts and written works. Social media, PR and all forms of advisor marketing and professional communications are her key areas of expertise. She has spoken at major industry conferences such as IAA, FPA and NAPFA events, and other national conferences hosted by allied institutions such as Fidelity IWS, TD Ameritrade Institutional, Schwab Advisor Services, Pershing Advisor Services and many more.
Impact Communications provides full service marketing support and public relations services to help independent advisors and allied institutions meet their perception and visibility goals. Founded by Marie Swift in 1993, this respected marketing consultancy works exclusively within the financial services industry. Services include: media relations, media training, keynote speeches and training workshops, marketing consulting services, copy writing, graphic design, website and marketing collateral development, social media and online presence, thought leader summits, video production, book publishing and author/executive promotions.