Kenneth D
Writer #13823
Austin, TX
Joined 2/25/2016
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Kenneth helps his clients capture attention and connect with their target audiences.

Kenneth's research collaborations, joint writing, and analysis have been included in articles for the New York Times, Financial Times, NPR, Bloomberg, Congressional Questions for the Record, Commentary at the SEC, and Notices for Proposed Rulemaking at the Federal Reserve, OCC and FDIC.

At The Arlington Institute, a Washington D.C. based think tank, Kenneth served as the Director of Operations. In that role, he organized new media outreach campaigns, built web portals, wrote web copy, researched and wrote studies and reports, built strategic partner communications, and wrote several successful funding proposals.

In his role at Mosaic Collateral Asset Management (M-CAM), Kenneth worked with the executive team to produce press releases, direct mail content, web copy, marketing collateral, government proposals, research, reports, blog posts, and event promotions.
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Kenneth D's Finance Industry Experience

218 Projects Completed

Kenneth has five years of experience as Director of Strategic Communications at a financial firm. His press releases, briefings, and blog posts resulted in 50+ earned media articles in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, NASDAQ, Bloomberg, Financial Times, BBC, TechDirt, Groklaw, Al-Jazeera, Motley Fool, and Seeking Alpha.

Specialties

Kenneth specializes in content marketing and strategic corporate communications.

He develops content:

-Web copy
-SEO keywords
-SEO strategy
-Targeted email content
-Thought leadership campaigns
-Blog Posts
-Mission Statements / Values Statements

In these key knowledge areas:
-Banking
-Finance and financial markets
-Policy
-Legislation
-Energy
-Environment
-Water issues
-Non-profit
-Crowd-sourcing
-Patent law
-International development
-Business development
-Human rights
-Technology
-Real Estate
-Restaurants, bars, food & beverage
-Travel

Interests

Kenneth has celebrated his birthday with the President of Mongolia, been cage diving with Great White sharks, and has traveled to 35 countries and 48 US states. He is interested in financial models, innovation, governance, international development, community building using open source social technologies, disruptive innovation, complexity and networks theory, photography, travel, sailing, scuba diving, green architecture, bachata dancing, and wine (training to be a Certified Sommelier).

Education

University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Kenneth graduated magna cum laude from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst Commonwealth Honors College in 2004. Ken's interest in Business Management, Information Technology, and African American History, began a career in social finance, corporate communication, and technology deployment.

Kenneth also spent one year studying International Business and Aboriginal Studies at the University of Wollongong in Australia.

The London School of Economics and Political Science

Kenneth is an Executive Masters Candidate at the London School of Economics and Political Science and is currently studying International Strategy. Leaders increasingly recognize the importance of strategic thinking in diplomacy, defense, and international business and Kenneth aims to improve commercial and strategic awareness by studying with an experienced cohort at one of the top five programs in the world.

Finance

218 Projects Completed

Kenneth has five years of experience as Director of Strategic Communications at a financial firm. His press releases, briefings, and blog posts resulted in 50+ earned media articles in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, NASDAQ, Bloomberg, Financial Times, BBC, TechDirt, Groklaw, Al-Jazeera, Motley Fool, and Seeking Alpha.

Banking

129 Projects Completed

Kenneth has five years of experience as Director of Strategic Communications at a financial firm. His press releases, briefings, and blog posts resulted in 50+ earned media articles in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, NASDAQ, Bloomberg, Financial Times, BBC, TechDirt, Groklaw, Al-Jazeera, Motley Fool, and Seeking Alpha.

Government

100 Projects Completed

Kenneth has prepared written commentary, talking points, Questions for the Record, and staff briefing documents for 36 Congressional staff, 15 US government agencies, and 16 international government agencies.

Blog Post

72 Projects Completed

Kenneth contributes blog posts for company and cause-related websites. Blog posts have covered topics in finance, banking, international development, health, environment, technology, and energy.

White Paper

25 Projects Completed

Kenneth writes and edits submissions to US Government and foreign government agencies including Notices for Proposed Rulemaking, Questions for the Record, and briefing documents.

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