Executive Vice President – Corporate Communications and Community RelationsDeirdre McGraw is responsible for internal communications to more than 20,000 employees and advisors, external communications with shareholders, the public and the media, as well as corporate meeting management. She and her team are responsible for ensuring that consistent and effective messages are delivered to Ameriprise financial advisors, employees and external stakeholders. McGraw is also accountable for the company's state government affairs efforts, and national and local community relations and philanthropic programs.
McGraw has more than 20 years of marketing and communications experience with financial services companies. McGraw joined Ameriprise Financial in 2000 as a member of the Chairman and CEO's office working on enterprise-wide initiatives, business planning, organizational effectiveness and Chairman's communications. Before joining Ameriprise, McGraw held leadership positions at American Express in Global Financial Services, TRS International and Establishment Services.
She has a bachelor's degree in American studies from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa., and she is a member of the Dean's Advisory Council for the Lehigh University School of Business.
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