Alts and Financial Education: Industry Group, Financial Writers Society Announces 2020 Board of Directors

February 26, 2020 | Alts Education
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The Financial Writers Society has named its 2020 Board of Directors.

Financial Writers Society is a tax-exempt trade association open to those with an interest in financial writing. Its members include reporters, editors, financial authors, bloggers, content developers, and aspiring writers. The organization specializes in all things finance, from Wall Street, banking and personal finance to fintech and cryptocurrency.

“We are excited to announce this latest Board of Directors,” said Bovaird. “The organization made significant progress in 2019, and we believe that 2020 will be another year where the nonprofit continues to mature.”

Here is the full list of 2020 Board Members:

Charles Bovaird, President and Founder

Bovaird, a financial writer and consultant, is best known for his deep understanding of asset markets and investing concepts and the ability to effectively communicate complex information to a broader audience. Bovaird has contributed to top-tier publications including Forbes, Fortune Magazine, Investopedia, The Washington Post, and CoinDesk. He has published more than 500 times.

Garrett Baldwin, Vice President

Baldwin is an economist, financial writer, and mathematician. He is the executive editor of DailyAlts.com, a site dedicated to the universe of alternative investments.  He has an extended history of financial analysis, journalism, public relations, and consulting experience in hedge funds, private equity, blockchain, housing policy, supply chains, and public equity coverage. In finance, he specializes in value and momentum strategies. He is the former features editor of Modern Trader, and works with various industry publications. Garrett lives in Naples, Florida with his wife, daughter, and Corgi-Daschund.

David Rodeck, Treasurer

Having spent the last seven years writing for clients like American Express, Anthem Blue Cross, LendingTree, Prudential and US News, Rodeck specializes in writing about insurance, investing and taxation. Before writing full-time, he was a life insurance salesman and a registered rep for New York Life. During that time, he passed the CFP exam. David is a graduate of McGill University with degrees in Economics and Finance. David is an active Toastmaster and serves as the Treasurer of his local chapter. He also volunteers at the Delaware food bank and helps organize local events for the McGill alumni association.

Tim Enneking, Non-Executive Director

Currently the managing director at Digital Capital Management (DCM), a digital asset manager located in La Jolla, California, Enneking has deep roots in financial services. He has a background in asset management, including managing funds ranging from trusts to private equity to crypto trading. Additionally, he served in the U.S. Army and Army Reserve for more than 32 years, retiring in 2011 as a Lieutenant Colonel. Further, he has served as an adjunct professor at three different universities in three separate countries.

Kevin Dinino, Non-Executive Director

Regarded as a leader in financial public relations and strategic communications, Dinino is the founder and president of award-winning financial communications firm KCD PR. The firm specializes in servicing clients in financial services, financial technology (fintech), cybersecurity and artificial intelligence. Prior to launching KCD PR, Dinino oversaw corporate communications at LPL Financial, the nation’s largest independent brokerage firm.

About the Financial Writers Society

Financial Writers Society (FWS), a Massachusetts-based 501(c)6 trade association, aims to improve industry standards and provide members with opportunities to network, collaborate and support each other. We also aim to be the principal voice, chief advocate and go-to resource for financial writers everywhere. Currently, we have members in North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa

Finally, the FWS community includes financial writers spanning the full spectrum in terms of careers – as well as levels of experience – from veterans writing for top publications such as Forbes and Bloomberg to aspiring writers just embarking on their careers. Not only does FWS foster professional development and collaboration, but it also connects job seekers with hiring managers, editors, and producers.

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