Marc WeinsteinMarc Weinstein is the founder and chief executive officer at Ascent Communications, a strategic communications company With nearly 25 years of experience in financial services communications, Marc has implemented innovative and successful marketing and public relations campaigns for a broad range of companies ranging from banks, asset management firms, brokerages, technology providers, and consultancies.

Prior to forming Ascent Communications, Marc served as the head of the US office of Flame PR, a UK-based marketing firm. Before Flame PR, he was the CEO of Spotlight Financial Marketing, a PR/marketing firm specializing in strategic communications for the financial services sector. He also has held senior management positions with Edelman Worldwide, Rubenstein PR, Spring, O’Brien, Trimedia (rebranded as Intermarket Communications).

Earlier in his career, Marc was an award-winning financial journalist who worked for a number of business publications and financial wire services, including a stint at Chicago’s futures exchanges. Marc graduated with a bachelors’ degree in journalism from Ohio University.