Edelman Financial Communications & Capital Markets is a boutique strategic consultancy with the reach and resources of a leading global communications marketing firm. We advise alternative asset managers and a broad array of public and private companies on strategic and capital markets communications to help effectively position them with the financial community during transformative events as well as during the normal-course of business.
Clients choose to work with Edelman because of our specialized and experienced financial communications team, our ability to provide the full range of Edelman’s services (such as digital and social media, public affairs and employee engagement) as well as our ability to access Edelman’s global network with more than 65 offices around the world.
Mike Geller advises founders, C-Suite executives and business leaders of private investment firms and publicly-traded financial institutions on strategic communications, including financial and corporate public relations, reputation management and leadership positioning.
He has significant expertise counseling major hedge funds, emerging asset managers and international investment firms spanning a broad array of investment styles and strategies.
In addition to creating and executing strategic communications programs, Mike helps companies manage communications across a variety of sensitive matters and special situations, including M&A, divestitures, restructurings, creditor rights, litigation, regulatory matters and leadership transitions.
Prior to joining Edelman, Mike was director and head of public relations for RBS’s investment bank in the Americas. Before RBS, he held senior corporate communications positions at Pershing LLC—a BNY Mellon company—and Cantor Fitzgerald. He began his career as a communications strategist at Moody’s Investors Service.
Mike earned a BA in Communications from the University of Arizona and an MBA in Finance with honors from Iona College.
Rich Myers leads the financial practice in New York at Edelman, the world’s largest public relations agency.
He and his team advise some of the world’s leading firms, including Citadel, AQR Capital Management, SkyBridge Capital, CME Group, Perry Capital, Highbridge Capital, Jefferies, RBS and SALT, the leading industry conference for the alternative asset management space.
In addition, the Edelman financial practice works on a variety of special situations for financial and non-financial companies, including communications around regulatory issues, mergers & acquisitions, proxy contests and other investor-related assignments.
Rich has more than 25 years’ experience working with leaders in the financial sector, government and politics to develop and manage effective stakeholder communications programs. He as served in high-profile roles at Nasdaq, the Chicago Board of Trade, Liquidnet, the U.S. Treasury Department and on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Rich and his team at Edelman specialize in developing strategies that help firms position themselves and effectively manage issues with investors, clients, regulators and the media.