• J.D. McCartney

    J.D. McCartney

    Chief Communications Officer

    As Chief Communications Officer at FPSB, J.D. McCartney leads all aspects of global brand and communications, including marketing, public relations, digital/social media and stakeholder engagement. He works closely with FPSB’s global network of organizations administering CFP and other certification programs throughout Africa, the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East, to promote CFP certification and the global financial planning profession worldwide.

    J.D. joined FPSB in June 2020 after more than eight years with CFA Institute, where he led communications programs to increase visibility and awareness of the global investment profession throughout Asia, the Americas and Europe. Prior to his time with CFA Institute, J.D. spent seven years as co-founder and CEO of award-winning agency Xstatic Public Relations.

    J.D. has also worked in broadcasting, is a frequent speaker on PR and marketing topics, and is an expert in media training, executive visibility, social media strategy and crisis communications.