Eckler Named CMO of the Year

Todd Eckler Portrait

Boston – September 22, 2020 – Fiduciary Trust Company is pleased to announce that its Chief Marketing Officer Todd H. Eckler was named Chief Marketing Officer of the Year – Asset Management in the 2020 Awards. The Awards recognize companies and individuals in the financial services industry for providing excellent services as well as for delivering new initiatives and improvements. This year they received 625 entries from 221 companies across 73 categories.

At Fiduciary Trust, Eckler leads the firm’s strategy, marketing and corporate development activities. He also serves as President & Executive Director of Fiduciary Trust Charitable, an independent nonprofit that sponsors donor-advised funds. Under Todd’s direction, Fiduciary Trust has significantly expanded its thought leadership as well as its use of digital channels to enhance the value it brings to clients and raise awareness with prospects.

“Todd’s innovation and leadership have enabled us to transform our marketing approach and enhance the value we deliver to our clients, complementing the high-touch service provided by our officers,” comments Austin V. Shapard, President and CEO.

Eckler is also active in the community, serving as a Global Board Member and Treasurer of Grassroot Soccer and National Board Member and Development Committee Chair of Citizen Schools. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Dartmouth College and earned an MBA at Harvard Business School.

Congratulations, Todd, on your well-deserved award! Thank you for your impactful contributions to Fiduciary Trust and our clients.

About Fiduciary Trust Company

Fiduciary Trust is a privately owned wealth management firm focused on families, individuals and nonprofits seeking objective advice to help grow and protect their investments. The firm also provides a range of services to professional financial advisors and single-family offices. Fiduciary Trust’s capabilities include customized wealth planning, investment management, trustee and estate services, and family office, tax and custody services.

Fiduciary Trust has been named “Best Wealth Manager” by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly readers and “Best Independent Trust Company” by Family Wealth Report.

Founded in 1885 as a family office, Fiduciary Trust takes a personal approach based on expertise, strong performance and a genuine commitment to act in its clients’ best interests. The firm’s client focus has enabled it to achieve a 98% annual client retention rate.

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