About Maribeth Kuzmeski, PhD
Dr. Maribeth Kuzmeski is President of the consulting firm, Red Zone Marketing. Maribeth and her firm personally consult with some of the nation’s top financial professionals managing from $300 million to over $1 billion in client assets. Maribeth got her start as the 5th client in her firm happened to be a financial advisor. This advisor had only $10 million in money under management that Maribeth helped grow into $200 million in under 5 years through niche-based marketing strategies. Today, Red Zone Marketing is fully focused on the financial services industry.
Maribeth has written 9 books including the bestseller The Connectors. She is an international keynote speaker rated as a Top 25 C-Suite Speaker by Meetings & Conventions Magazine, has spoken at The Million Dollar Round Table, and is a regular presenter at Barron’s Top Producer conferences.
Maribeth is also a professor of marketing at Oklahoma State University teaching several marketing courses including Personal Branding: Name, Image & Likeness for student-athletes. Through her academic work, Maribeth brings an evidence-based approach to her consulting and speaking of what has been researched, is working elsewhere, and can be applied immediately.
Maribeth has a bachelor’s degree from the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, an MBA from The George Washington University, and a PhD in Business Administration from Oklahoma State University. When not working, Maribeth and her husband of 30 years are likely at a sporting event, golfing or with their two (somewhat) adult children.
About Red Zone Marketing
Red Zone Marketing specializes in strategies for standing out in order to achieve measurable new business growth for financial services firms, mutual fund companies, and broker dealers as well as entrepreneurial-minded corporations, and salespeople. Our team of professionals, lead by Maribeth Kuzmeski, include writers, social media experts, graphic designers and strategy consultants. Our services are founded in current research and analysis of in-practice methods that are producing results now.