Todd Eckler Joins Fiduciary Trust as Chief Marketing Officer

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Fiduciary Trust Company, a wealth advisor and investment management firm for high-net-worth families and charitable organizations, announced today that Todd Eckler has recently joined the firm as Chief Marketing Officer, a newly created position.

Eckler’s role will be to enhance the distinctive client experience that has become a defining characteristic of Fiduciary Trust, as well as raise brand awareness of the firm and lead several other strategic initiatives. Eckler reports to Chief Executive Officer Austin Shapard and is a member of the senior management committee.

“I’m excited to join Fiduciary Trust given its talented team, highly personalized service, and deep generational wealth management expertise,” said Eckler. “The firm has a proven record in delivering unique value to clients and I’m looking forward to building upon this and raising awareness of what we have to offer.”

“We’re thrilled to have Todd join the firm,” said Shapard. “His deep marketing, strategy and operational experience will be extremely useful as we continue to advance the value we deliver to our clients. In addition to Todd’s appointment, the firm is also expanding its team of client relationship officers and investment specialists.”

Before joining Fiduciary Trust, Eckler was a Senior Vice President at Bank of America, focusing largely on the Merrill Lynch and U. S. Trust subsidiaries. Over the past six years, his roles have included leading marketing for the Merrill Lynch’s institutional retirement and investments businesses and serving as Chief Operating Officer for wealth management and corporate banking marketing. In these roles, he has managed teams of up to 100 people and has been critical to delivering significant revenue growth. Prior to Bank of America, Todd was a Senior Vice President at Fidelity Investments and a Partner at the strategy consulting firm Monitor Group, which is now part of Deloitte. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa with an A.B. in Economics from Dartmouth College, and earned his M.B.A. at Harvard Business School.

About Fiduciary Trust Company Incorporated
Fiduciary Trust specializes in investment management, estate and financial planning, and trust services for high-net-worth families and charitable organizations. The firm supervises more than $11 billion of assets for clients located throughout the U.S. and abroad. As an independent company with a 130-year history, Fiduciary Trust provides investors with stability and sophisticated investment advice uncompromised by the demands of Wall Street or a parent company. The company’s steadfast approach results in client relationships that last for decades and financial security that lasts for generations. For additional information, please visit



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