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Meet Linda Ferentchak

Linda Ferentchak, president of Financial Communications Associates

Linda Ferentchak is the firm's Senior Writer and Marketing Counselor since its formation. She has over 20 years of experiece writing for professional and consumer audiences and has an extensive background in investment philosophies and techniques, and money management subjects. Prior to the start of Financial Communications, Linda was responsible for the successful completion of annual reports, quarterlies, financial fact sheets, corporate presentations, analyst outreach, media communications and special projects.

Her professional experience includes corporate public relations, magazine and newspaper journalism, professional photography and creative writing. Linda is a member of the Business Marketing Association and holds the APR accreditation from the Public Relations Society of America. Her work has received numerous awards including the National Investor Relations Institute’s Rocky Mountain Chapter Golden Summit Awards, the Public Relations Society of America Gold Quill and Gold Pick awards, and the American Marketing Association’s Gold Peak awards. She holds a MBA degree with a marketing concentration from Colorado State University, as well as a BA in technical journalism/public relations, with minors in business and political science.

Linda's Resume

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"Precision of communication is important, more important than ever, in our era of hair-trigger balances, when a false or misunderstood word may create as much disaster as a sudden thoughtless act."

James Thurber

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Financial Communications Associates, Inc. originated as a result of Linda Ferentchak's experience in investor relations, marketing, public relations and media reporting. This background has been combined with the able assistance of a network of experienced graphic artists, web designers, photographers, and other professionals to provide a full range of communications services.

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Our expertise is communications that deal with the financial or business aspects of a company. We bring to the table a good working knowledge of the financial markets, sound accounting and financial management backgrounds, strong writing skills and the belief that effective communications must also be good marketing.

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We work with companies on an on-going basis or for one-time projects, in whatever capacity best fits your needs. Client involvement in projects is encouraged and Financial Communications is happy to work with your existing vendors as long as they provide an appropriate quality level.

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The majority of our work is FINRA reviewed for compliance. As a result, we are adept at with working within the constraints of FINRA and SEC requirements.

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Our goal is to tell YOUR story in the most effective manner possible. That means asking the right questions, listening, and working with you to create a written product that highlights your company's unique selling propositions.

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An extensive libraray of prewriten articles are available for client use and we produce a quarterly FINRA reviewed newsletter for financial advisors that can be used in a variety of formats. Explore The Thoughtful Investor.

Testimonials

"The newsletter is so helpful, for quarterly reports, website and more. Miss doing my own newsletter, but time? Professionally written, timely and on point for investors. Highly recommend!”

Maia McGehee, RIA Principal

“Linda and I have collaborated on several wildly successful projects in the past and hopefully can do so again.”

Joe Burleigh, metal artist

“We use the Thoughtful Investor newsletter for our clients because of the great, relevant and timely content. It is a good value and Linda is a joy to work with.”

Mike Moran, Investment Advisor