Custom Content and Other Creative Work

Marketing materials – Created and edited sophisticated sponsored content, marketing materials, advertising copy, articles and pitch decks for a wide range of top-tier clients including Fidelity, Morgan Stanley, Deloitte, Salesforce and more.

Video, Film & Podcasts- Scripted, directed and edited videos for Bank of America, Morgan Stanley and Synchrony Bank and the New York Stock Exchange.

-Conceived, planned and produced two seasons of the Insights & Ideas podcast for Charles Schwab.

-Wrote and co-directed two short films that went on to be official selections of film festivals in the US and Europe. Wrote original feature-length screenplay that was named a semi-finalist in the American Zoetrope Screenplay Contest 

Software & Apps – Researched, vetted, compiled and defined more than 1,000 vocabulary words for Merriam Webster’s top-selling Quizzitive app.

-Shaped editorial strategy, chose topics and wrote questions for’s QuizLife online trivia game.

-Co-developed Forget This Good Thing I Just Said, a first-of-its-kind literary and philosophical app for iPhone and iPad.

Recent Agency Clients: T Brand Studio at The New York Times; IMPRINT; Wall Street Journal/The Trust; Fortune Brand Studio; Headline Studio at Conde Nast; RR Donnelley, and The Muse

Recent Corporate Clients: Bank of America; Paramount; Fidelity Investments; Deloitte; Facebook; Morgan Stanley; T. Rowe Price;; Wilmington Trust; Tradeweb; Blackrock; AllianceBernstein; Barclays; Encyclopedia Britannica; IDB Bank, and Sofi

Work Samples:

A short, fun video taking on a complex savings strategy that I scripted and co-produced for Synchrony Bank 

A multimedia site I wrote and helped develop about the history of ETFs for The New York Times and Blackrock

A feature article and infographic about offering equity compensation to overseas employees I wrote for Morgan Stanley

An in-depth digital whitepaper on the savings habits of Americans that I developed for Synchrony Bank

A short story I wrote about a decades-old mystery for a collaboration between facebook and The New York Times’ T Brand Studios – that year’s top-performing T Brand article

Personal finance articles I wrote for Encyclopaedia Brittanica

A conversational but informative video about business succession for Regions Bank  

A probing feature article I wrote about a now-faded New York institution for Gothamist

A thought leadership piece about sustainable infrastructure, technology and an arcane corner of finance I wrote for fintech leader T Rex

An article written for Morgan Stanley about women, wealth and alternative investments

A thought-leadership article on data, technology and ESG for Deloitte, Salesforce and the Wall Street Journal

A humorous essay about surly toddlers and the art of persuasion, courtesy of the Washington Post  

Several articles about cryptocurrency, trading strategies and other investing topics I wrote for Sofi

An article on how fintech is changing the fixed-income markets, and some of the people driving that change, for The Muse

A fun explainer video I wrote and developed with Synchrony Bank

A reflective essay about poetry and consulting

A pair of articles I wrote about fairy tales and Santa Claus for the Washington Post 

ESG reports I helped develop and write for Paramount, among other clients

An article on estate planning pitfalls I wrote for Fidelity

A premium multimedia digital content site I helped create from inception to strategy to execution for Synchrony Bank

A case study I developed with Deloitte and State Auto

A short film I wrote and directed about the financial crisis, online dating and dark forces in tall buildings – and an official selection at the 2017 Black Bear Film Festival

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