CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Chicago Chapter of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI-Chicago) congratulates chapter members who passed a rigorous examination in September to earn the Investor Relations Charter (IRC™) credential from the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI):
- Seth R. Frank, Vice President, Investor Relations, Allscripts Healthcare Solutions
- Leslie H. Kratcoski, Vice President, Investor Relations, Snap-on Incorporated
- Jeanette E. O’Loughlin, CPA, Managing Director, Investor Relations, PrivateBancorp, Inc.
“We are proud of NIRI-Chicago’s newest IRCs, who have demonstrated the highest standards of IR knowledge, expertise and professionalism,” said Larry Larsen, president, NIRI-Chicago.
The recently introduced IRC is NIRI’s first professional credential. An IRC candidate must meet educational and professional experience requirements – including a minimum of three years in IR – adhere to the IRC Code of Conduct and to NIRI’s Code of Ethics, pass the IRC exam and participate in ongoing professional development activities. The IRC program defines a common framework for IR and demonstrates the credential-holders’ knowledge, expertise and commitment to the profession.
The Chicago chapter of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI-Chicago) provides professional development and networking opportunities to practitioners of investor relations, a strategic management responsibility that integrates finance, communication, marketing and securities law compliance. For more information, visit www.niri-chicago.org.