Meet the Team
Laurel Egan Kenny, MBA, MCM
Laurel Egan Kenny is Founder and President of Turningpoint Communications, where she leads all aspects of the national strategic content marketing, communications, business development support and education consulting firm. Through her firm, she promotes her clients’ own thought leadership to engage audiences in dynamic and compelling ways.
Laurel founded Turningpoint in 2007 after spending 13 years building and leading marketing and business development teams for two large, global Fortune 100 financial services firms in wealth and treasury management servicing divisions. As Chief Operating Officer, Laurel recently led a four-year turnaround initiative for the South Shore (MA) Chamber of Commerce.
Laurel is a past president of New England Association for Financial Professionals and currently serves on the Board of Directors for Dallas Association for Financial Professionals, South Shore (MA) Young Professionals, Marshfield Chamber of Commerce (Past President), and the Simmons College Alumnae Association.
Laurel earned an MBA, MSCM and BA from Simmons College Boston. She presents nationally on marketing, social media, thought leadership and business development best practices topics.
Raymond Vines, CTP, CPA
Chief Financial Officer
Raymond Vines, CTP, CPA, is CFO, Turningpoint Communications. Concurrently, Ray is Director of Treasury for Dean Foods in Dallas, where he is responsible for treasury management, banking relationship management and process improvement. He previously spent 20 years at RadioShack as Director of Treasury Operations.
Ray is an active participant in enhancing the role of treasury management as an industry and a career through his participation on industry roundtables and his leadership of the Dallas AFP, including his current role as past president and Board member of the organization. Ray is co-chairing the TEXPO conference when it returns to Dallas in 2018. Ray holds a BBA in Finance and MS in Accounting from University of North Texas and lives in the Dallas, TX area. Ray is also an instructor for the Association for Financial Professionals Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) Treasury Learning System Instructor-led Classes, teaching other financial professionals through Rice University.
Andrew Witkoff, CTP
Chief Business Development Officer
Andrew Witkoff, CTP, is Chief Business Development Officer, Turningpoint Communications. As such, Andrew is responsible for national sales, relationship management and client experience.
For 20 years, Andrew served Bank of America as a top performer, directing regional, national and internation projects. Most recently, he was Senior Vice President, Treasury Management Sales Manager for Bank of America for the Dallas / Fort Worth Region. In his role, Andrew led the largest treasury management revenue portfolio in the Global Commercial Bank with a portfolio over $250mm and 7.3 B in deposits. Andrew’s area of specialty include transaction revenue streams of domestic and international treasury, trade, supply chain finance, foreign exchange, card, merchant services, deposits and custody/ agency services.
Andrew was an accoladed performer and manager consitently achieving strong year over year growth over 5% and increasing profitability. Andrew mentoreed junior and senior level associates and achieved best in region employee engagement across 5 markets in a multi state region.