Banking Financial marketing

Banking & Financial
Marketing Starts Here

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Make a good
first impression.

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Look smart.
Look the part.

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Get your message
to the marketplace.

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Social Media

Build and manage
your online presence.

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Media Relations

Put your story
in the media spotlight.

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Our financial expertise

From financial advisor groups to community banks to third party administrators, we understand what it takes to market business to business and business to consumer, writing and telling your signature brand story.

We help YOU reach your target market with a focus on what is timely and relevant, highlighting your strengths, service offerings, and the value and ROI that you bring to your customers.

{ how can we help your financial business grow and thrive? }

Platinum Bank

We helped Platinum Bank refine their brand message, redesign and develop their website and write and design creative collateral material.

Business & Estate Advisers

We’ve had the honor of working with Business & Estate Advisers for over 11 years, serving as their marketing and public relations advisor.

Our services span from rebranding to strategic marketing, copywriting, design, event and sponsorship consultation, and media relations.

B&E provides valuable service and creative solutions to clients, apparent in their continued growth, supported by quality marketing and public relations.

Sofia Angel Fund

We created The Sofia Fund website in a timely manner to effectively support the launch of The Sofia Angel Fund, coupled with media relations and consultation.

As a result, the Sofia Fund team was able to conduct a timely and efficient review process and announce their first investment within two months of launch.


TSC (Tax Sheltered Compensation) is one of the oldest and largest retirement plan third party administration firms in the Upper Midwest. Founded in 1966, they are an ESOP company that made CEL part of their history over nine years ago and part of their future as we continue to provide marketing and public relations support.

Our services include rebranding, copy writing and editing, website design and development, media relations, and ongoing marketing.

Prosperwell Financial +

CEL redesigned and developed the Prosperwell Financial website along with Founder Nicole Middendorf’s accompanying website. focuses on financial services, while highlights Nicole’s work as a speaker, author, trainer and philanthropist.

Both websites were designed to present information and services in an interesting and functional way, while highlighting the personality of the people and the company.

campaigns were launched and implemented in 3 states

cities are currently implementing the Roots in Minnesota campaign

state secured a grant to create and implement a campaign

people were exposed to the Kentucky Roots campaign at King’s Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky.

television stations covered the launch of the Roots in Minnesota Campaign

years of successful implementation of the Fit Forest Campaign in Elgin, IL

How does your marketing rate/score?

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I would highly recommend CEL to any organization looking to increase their visibility and/or create a strong and lasting brand for their product or service. Cindy and her team are a joy to work with. They are creative and excellent at implementation. They deliver on time and on budget. Would recommend in a minute to update and/or reinforce an existing brand as well.

Linda Gasch, President

Accounting Resource Group Inc

CEL has provided us the tools and support to crystallize our brand and value. It was more than just marketing; they helped us refine and re-define who we are and why we do what we do. Their listening, creativity and deliverables kept us thriving in tough economic times for our industry.

Sarah Kaelberer, Owner


CEL did some work for my company. I was incredibly satisfied with the work they did and the results we all got. They are a great group and I would recommend them to whomever needs Public Relations work.

Piper LaBelle, Senior Vice President

Northland Securities

The CEL team has been instrumental over the years in helping our firm define and promote its brand. They helped us with social media development and web optimization. Their insight helps keep us ahead of the game and is a constant reminder to stay focused on delivery of our mission/value statement. We highly recommend CEL.

Matthew Slyter, QKA

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