Media Moguls: How Suzanne Siracuse developed game-changing opportunities for women in media and finance Episode 44

Episode Summary

In this episode, Christine Shaw reunites with Suzanne Siracuse, CEO of Suzanne Siracuse Consulting Services, creator and host of The Big Reveal Podcast Series, and former CEO and publisher of InvestmentNews. Suzanne shares her journey as a trailblazing woman in our financial advisory community and the instrumental role she played in building the InvestmentNews brand to support the evolution of the financial advice profession, specifically in the areas of Women’s Leadership, Diversity & Inclusion, Innovation, NextGen and Financial Literacy.

Episode Notes

Suzanne is being recognized with the Trailblazer Award from InvestmentNews, recognizing her role as a champion of gender and racial diversity in the financial services industry.

We discuss:  

  • Suzanne’s journey taking risks to catapult her successful career.
  • Why Suzanne created InvestmentNews’ Women Adviser Summit .
  • Advice for women aiming to progress their career paths.
  • Actionable steps leaders can take to pave pathways for future female CEOs.

Tune in to learn how Suzanne Siracuse developed game-changing opportunities for InvestmentNews and what projects she is up to today! 

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Suzanne Siracuse!

Resources: InvestmentNews | Christine Shaw | Suzanne Siracuse Consulting Services, LLC

| Suzanne Siracuse | Invest in Others | The BIG Reveal

Guest bio:  Suzanne Siracuse, founder and CEO of Suzanne Siracuse Consulting Services LLC, specializes in advising financial services firms on innovative business strategies, distinctive marketing programs and impactful advocacy initiatives around diversity, financial literacy and next gen talent. Suzanne is the former CEO and publisher of InvestmentNews, where she oversaw the vision and strategic direction for all its platforms, including print, digital, events and research. 

Suzanne had been with InvestmentNews since its launch in 1998, and formerly held the position of advertising sales director and associate publisher before being named publisher in January 2006. Under her leadership, InvestmentNews launched initiatives to support the evolution of the financial advice profession, specifically in the areas of Women’s Leadership, Diversity & Inclusion, Innovation, NextGen and Financial Literacy.

An industry thought leader, she is a sought-after speaker and moderator on topics ranging from investing and leadership to financial literacy and fintech.

Suzanne is also a founding member of the Invent Elite consulting consortium, which focuses on developing, launching, branding and operationally supporting broad based technology initiatives for financial services firms. In addition, Ms. Siracuse is also the Immediate Past Chair of the Board for the Invest in Others Charitable Foundation, a board member and strategic advisor for Whealthcare Planning, a board member at The American College State Farm Center for Women and Financial Services and a board member of Savvy Ladies. 

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