Forefront Communications

Forefront Communications Adds Michael Kingsley as Senior Vice President


Mark Dowd

Mark Dowd

NEW YORK, April 6, 2017 — Forefront Communications Group, a boutique marketing and PR firm focused on the capital markets and fintech, today announced the addition of Michael Kingsley as a Senior Vice President. Michael joins Forefront with over 20 years’ experience in global public relations, journalism and media production.

Michael’s public relations background includes time on both the client and agency sides. On the client side, Michael served as Head of Media Relations for Convergex, a global brokerage and trading services firm. His agency experience includes tenures at both Intermarket Communications and Emanate PR, where he developed and implemented media relations strategies for clients across the capital markets spectrum, including Société Générale, RBC Wealth Management, Eagle Asset Management, Bank of America, Harris Williams & Co., Broadhaven Capital Partners, OptionMetrics and Street Contxt. Michael has focused his public relations career on helping financial services companies tell their stories in compelling ways to attract media attention and new business opportunities for the featured executives and their firms. A former producer at Bloomberg Television and Fox News Channel, Michael broadens Forefront’s expertise in broadcast media, and is a seasoned media trainer with C-suite experience.

Commenting on the appointment, Forefront Communications Managing Partner Mark Dowd said: “We’re extremely excited to bring Michael aboard at such an exciting time for our firm. Our business has grown considerably over the past year, and he will enable us to expand our offering to existing clients and help address the new business opportunities we’re seeing. Michael brings a roster of media connections that is strong because of the valued relationships he has created. Journalists respect his deep industry knowledge and know he is bringing them newsworthy stories when he contacts them.”

“Having worked closely with Michael at Convergex, I know firsthand what an asset he will be to Forefront and our clients,” said Eric Soderberg, Forefront Communications Managing Partner. “Michael’s ability to not only develop and hone a story, but also understand the markets well enough to put it into context will play an essential role in helping our clients get their messages out through the press.”

About Forefront Communications

Forefront Communications Group Inc. is a boutique marketing and PR firm focused on the capital markets and fintech. Forefront applies deep industry knowledge, hands-on experience, industry connections and a client-first approach to ensure that its clients get greater results and value than from any other agency. For more information, visit us at or contact us directly at