EPBCOMMS TEAM

ED BALDRY, CEO, CO-FOUNDER

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Ed Baldry is the  Co-Founder and CEO EPBCOMMS, an international enterprise that is connecting the worlds of business communications and financial technology (Fintech).  EPBCOMMS’ professional services portfolio offers strategic communications; sales & marketing; business development; entrepreneurs in residence; live event and media production; and professional speaking, featuring topical humor and deep industry insight. 

Ed is a pioneer in the financial technology sector. Beginning in 2003, he and his ICD founding partners launched a trading portal archetype.  ICD soon transformed liquidity solutions and risk management practices for corporate treasuries into a SaaS juggernaut. Mr. Baldry was the guiding force behind ICD’s global sales force and launched their London trade desk operations in 2005. Ed was the driving agent that propelled ICD Portal to the top of the institutional marketplace, currently servicing over $200B Assets Under Management.

Prior to his financial career, Ed worked as a stand-up comedian in San Diego, performing at the Improv and Comedy Store and other So Cal venues. Mr. Baldry transitioned to “slightly more serious” public speaking in the treasury/fintech industries. His previous speaking engagements include: AFP, ACT, ATEL and ICD’s international Roadshows - both as speaker and moderator. Mr. Baldry is a recognized professional speaker with the NSA® (National Speakers Association).

Global Sales & Management Experience
  • Worked in most major financial centers: San Francisco, Chicago, NYC, Boston & London  
  • Vast financial experience in Europe and Asia
  • Top producing sales representative - 30 years various products 
  • Hardware, Fixed Income, and SaaS / FinTech products 
High Energy Leader & Mentor:
  • Directed and managed small, medium and large sales forces 
  • Proven, consistent, outstanding results 
Accomplished Public Speaker & Industry Thought Leader:
  •  Recognized, professional speaker National Speakers Association
  • Keynote speeches, moderated panels globally  
  • Unique blend of humor and expertise - non-pretentious, presentation style
Proven Entrepreneur:
  • Co-Founded, spearheaded a global powerhouse organization 
  • Hundreds of global enterprises as clients
  • Offices in 5 major cities, 80+ employees 
  • $200B Assets Under Management
Business Development & Consulting:
  • Based on experience, ecosystem and vast global contacts
  • A wealth of sales knowledge for large and small companies

DOUG BROWN, CMO, CO-FOUNDER

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Doug Brown, Co-Founder and CMO of EPBCOMMS, is a global B2B marketer, communications specialist and executive creative director with more than 40 years of enterprise-level brand & business development. His Fortune 500 client portfolio includes industry leaders across the financial sector, advertising, motion picture and music industries, hotel, gaming, insurance, communications technologies and international entities including the city of Shanghai, China.

From 2010-2019, Doug served as the Chief Marketing Officer for ICD. He guided ICD Portal's brand and marketing development to the top of the institutional investment trading and risk management marketplace - the world’s leading, independent liquidity broker dealer.

Doug headed Global Marketing for advertising  technologies start-up Invidi and was directly involved in the company’s venture raises that totaled $110M from investors Comcast, NBC Universal, WPP and Google. For Invidi, Mr. Brown won three Gold CTAM  Mark Awards for Best Brand Campaign, Best Sales Marketing Campaign and Best Marketing Media. 

Mr. Brown has created, directed and produced brand, advertising, marketing and for Hilton Hotels Corporation, Lockheed-Martin, Motorola, Sony, Universal Pictures,  Caesars World, Disney, Capitol Records, Hewlett Packard, MCA, The TVG Network and Warner Brothers Music.

Brand Mythologist
  • Developed successful brands & launch campaigns across global industries  
  • Brand development in television, motion picture, music industry, telecommunications, hotel, destination, insurance, advertising technologies & financial industries
  • Powerful narratives, deep psychological connections driving winning brand performance
Brand & Business Alignment
  • Extensive brand, marketing & business development background
  • Clearly defined, coherent internal/external corporate communications
  • Multi-industry expertise in start-ups & early stage companies
Proven Marketing Strategist
  • Successfully developed brand driven go-to-market strategies across industries
  • Award-winning brand launches and marketing campaigns
  • Established brand recognition & marketplace credibility
Live Event & Media Production
  • Industry leading live entertainment event development & production
  • International Road Shows, educational seminars & webinars
  • Social media, podcasts, blogs and website expertise
  • Developed recognized industry publications - ICD Intelligencer, HITS Magazine
Enterprise Entrepreneur
  • CMO for ICD growth, leadership to private equity investment
  • Award-winning brand & launch marketing for INVIDI Technologies
  • Developed brand, business plan & launch programming for TVG Network
  • Developed winning RFP campaign for Shanghai, China – 2010 World Expo

NANCY DUGGAN, COO, CO-FOUNDER

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Nancy Duggan, Co-Founder and COO of EPBCOMMS, started her professional career at New England Life Insurance, Boston, MA (now MetLife). She held numerous positions over the years including roles in the Operations, Marketing and Finance area.  

Following her tenure in insurance, Nancy joined ICD, Institutional Cash Distributors, in 2014 where she worked with Ed Baldry, CEO & Co-Founder, Global Head of Sales, supporting the firm’s Sales, Marketing Communications and Operations initiatives.  In addition, she executed extensive, successful global corporate events for the firm.

Ms. Duggan attended Northeastern University and holds licenses in Life Insurance and Real Estate.  She enjoys getting up early and exercising before her day begins, volunteering at the Pine Street Inn Homeless Shelter in Boston, and spending time with her husband and family. 

Project Management:
  • Partners with the CEO and CMO to achieve favorable financial results
  • Oversees daily business operations
  •  Sets and achieves comprehensive goals for performance and growth
  •  Collaborates and provides leadership to ensure all initiatives align with
    the company’s core values
Relationship Management:
  •  Maintains relationships with all internal/external prospects, clients,
    partners and vendors
  •  Coordinates strategic initiatives including CRM for industry
    professionals
Extensive C-Level Experience:
  • Sales, marketing, financial and insurance industry experience – over 30 years including, C-Level and BOD executives
  • Providing professional, high-level experience
Event & Production Planning:
  • Manages and coordinates successful events in major US, UK &
    European cities
  •  Drives vendor negotiations, contracts and invoicing, as well as
    establishes and oversees sponsorship programs
  • Implements attendee communications and tracking, marketing
    collateral, and on-site logistic management