DWN Leadership Team

Cindy Taylor, PublisherLinkedin Profile

Cindy Taylor, President of media consulting firm Fintegration & Founding Publisher of FintekNews (exited to FA Mag in 2018), and now Digital Wealth News ™ & AI & Finance™, is a veteran digital & print media executive with extensive sales and marketing experience in diverse luxury, consumer and B2B markets. 

Her background includes new media product development, sales management of domestic and international sales teams, brand-building, event management, new media and public relations.  She has also consulted with several hedge funds, RIAs and wealthtechs, and is considered one of the country’s foremost authorities on  fintech, and financial media & marketing.

Ms. Taylor has previously held a consulting publisher position with FA/Fintech News, the new financial technology media brand currently published under Financial Advisor magazine’s parent company.  She enjoys a very high profile within the fintech and wealthtech sectors.

Bill Taylor, CEO | Linkedin Profile

Bill Taylor is CEO of Digital Wealth News ™ & AI & Finance™ and a preeminent, and widely published, international thought leader on investing in Bitcoin, Digital Assets & Gold.  He was an original co-founder of FintekNews, which was acquired by Financial Advisor magazine in 2018, and is author of the highly acclaimed columns “ The Taylor Report” –  in collaboration with the Chicago Mercantile Exchange – and “The Gray Swan Report”. 

He has over thirty five years experience in the financial markets, beginning as an original member of the Chicago Board Options Exchange and subsequently as a member of the Chicago Board of Trade and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.  He was also co-founder, principal and CEO of Cornerstone Ventures, a publicly traded securities/futures and money management firm with offices in Chicago & LaJolla. 

Michael Fabing, Chief Information Officer | Linkedin Profile

Michael Fabing is a world traveler, born in France, who has lived in 8 different countries (France, Luxembourg, Germany, Ireland, New Zealand, Vietnam, Canada and now Peru) and visited many more. He has a masters degree in computer science, and codes websites and web-applications remotely from his house with the view on the Pacific Ocean in the food-rich country of Peru. Besides his Linux system administration expertise, he spends most of his time coding websites, including WordPress websites, and Web-application and Android Mobile apps. Besides his technical knowledge, he is fluent in four languages – French, English, German and Spanish. He is responsible for everything related to IT with Digital Wealth News.

ADVISORS

Michael Partnow, Strategic Advisor | Linkedin Profile

Michael is an accomplished, dynamic professional with more than 30 years of experience across all aspects of business operations with a focus on developing people, strategies, and processes that drive long-term achievement in startups, high-growth companies, and troubled organizations. Michael’s background includes: partnership/program development, marketing management, business development/relationship management, administrative operations, project management, and new concept ideation/business-line launches.

Michael effectively uses data to improve business operations by identifying actual or potential problems, trends, patterns, and opportunities. Michael is a firm believer that relationships are at the core of all great successes from creating businesses and philanthropic partnerships to gaining internal buy-in for proposed changes, never forgetting the symbiotic nature of companies and how each department affects, supports, and can improve the others. Michael is a hands-on leader who creates a true team environment based on personal example, empowerment, and accountability. 

Teresa Leno, Marketing Advisor | Linkedin Profile 

Teresa Leno is a former financial advisor turned entrepreneur and the Founder of Fresh Finance – a communications SaaS platform for the wealth, banking, and insurance industries that enhances marketing communications policies, compliance, and access among stakeholders. Her experience has touched wealth industry technology across applications- portfolio management systems, trading and rebalancing, CRM, etc. This insight builds on her philosophy of Fresh Finance’s solution being similar to a Wealthtech stack connecting  APIs to viable, relevant solutions such as third-party publisher integrations, CRM, ChatGPT for content creation, and analytics reporting on client content engagement. 
 
Teresa is considered an expert wealth industry content strategist and a regular contributor to Digital Wealth News. She also provides consultant services to WealthTech companies, agencies, Broker-Dealers, Independent RIAs, banks, and insurance companies throughout the U.S., North America, and worldwide. 

Christopher Hamman, International Editorial Advisor Linkedin Profile

Christopher Hamman is an international editorial advisor at DWN.

Additionally, he is a copywriter, content writer, and journalist interested in technology. Chris is also a serial entrepreneur who keeps trying no matter what. He has work experience in technology, media, and trade.

Christopher focuses on content development and other business activities. He is responsible for ‘The Week in Digital Wealth‘ and theDecentralized Diaries plus additional assignments at Digital Wealth News.

INTERN

Nicole Nieves, Social Media Advisor

Nicole Nieves is a social media intern for Digital Wealth News and a second-year undergraduate student at Penn State University, majoring in broadcast journalism with a minor in digital media trends & analytics. She is an active member of CommRadio, the official radio/streaming station of Donald P. Bellisario’s College of Communications at the University. Nicole is currently training to produce newscasts, podcasts, manage social media content, and write stories.  She is also a reporter for Penn State’s newspaper, The Daily Collegian, where she covers Penn State news and sports events.