NIRI Virtual Chapter Elects 2017-2018 Board of Directors

MINNEAPOLIS & LONDON--()--The Virtual Chapter (VC) (www.nirivirtual.org) of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI) today announced the election of the Board of Directors for the 2017-2018 Program Year that will begin June 16, 2017. Sheryl Joyce, Director of Marketing, Perfect Channel LTD, and Bernadette McCormick, Regional Manager, Business Wire, have been elected Co-Presidents. A complete list of the new Virtual Chapter board members is presented below.

Sheryl Joyce and Tripp Sullivan, current Virtual Chapter Co-Presidents, stated, “The Virtual Chapter continued the momentum built over the last several years with its unique programming, virtual learning, networking opportunities and we hear time and again how much this programming and interaction are valued resources for our members and the investment community alike. We were pleased to hold the 2nd annual NIRI Virtual Gets Physical event - an in-person gathering that brought together IR practitioners, service providers and members of the investment community in four different cities. In an effort to help members round out their knowledge and skills, we also offered and subsequently awarded an Investor Relations Charter (IRC™) scholarship for this month’s IRC exam that will be offered and expanded once again in the coming program year. We would like to thank all of the volunteers who gave of their time and talents to make this a successful year for the entire membership.”

The NIRI Virtual Chapter relies on the support of financial and in-kind sponsors to gain access to new technology platforms, for connecting with members, as well as thought leadership that fosters the exchange of ideas through programming and member interaction. As a result, we are grateful for the support of our sponsors who contribute to our success and look forward to another year of strong partnerships. Our Gold Level Sponsors include Broadridge®, S&P Global Market Intelligence and TalkPoint; Silver Level Sponsors include IPREO and Q4; and Bronze Level Sponsors include Business Wire®, Corbin Advisors, Craib Design & Communications and Pressley Johnson Design.

About The NIRI Virtual Chapter

Founded in 2002, the NIRI Virtual Chapter is an innovative, award-winning chapter that strives to advance the practice of investor relations (IR) for geographically remote practitioners by providing a virtual community in which they can easily connect and interact with peers and exchange ideas. The Virtual Chapter is the second largest chapter in the NIRI organization, serving 217 U.S. and international members. Chapter membership is geographically diverse, representing more than 37 states and 14 countries. Please visit our website (www.nirivirtual.org) to learn more.

 

2017-2018 Board of Directors and Committee Members

                 
Committee   Office   Nominee   Company   Title
Executive   Co-Presidents   Sheryl Joyce   Perfect Channel LTD   Marketing Director
  Bernadette McCormick   Business Wire   Regional Manager
Secretary   Jackie Powell       Virtual Chapter Administrator
    Treasurer   Chris Kettmann   Lincoln Churchill Advisors   Founding Partner
Sponsorship Co-Chair   Chris Kettmann   Lincoln Churchill Advisors   Founding Partner
Co-Chair   Mark Warren   Vulcan Materials Company   Director, Investor Relations
    Director   Becky Updegraph   --   --
Membership Chair   Tripp Sullivan   SCR Partners LLC   President
Director   Jalene Hoover   Silicon Laboratories   Director of IR and International Finance
Director   Karen Howard   Kei Advisors   Executive Vice President
    Director   Adam Rogers   Workiva   Director of Investor Relations
Marketing / Communications Chair   Kay Doyle   Green Plains   Director, Investor Relations
Director   Natalie Heard   FedEx Corporation   Investor Relations Advisor
Director   Jenny Knudson   Polymet Mining   Investor Relations
Director   Brian Matt   Ipreo   Director, Global Head of Strategy & Innovation
    Director   Anne-Marie Megela   Dick's Sporting Goods   VP - Treasury Services and Investor Relations
Professional Development Co-Chair   Beth Carty   Washington REIT   Finance/Investor Relations
Co-Chair   Frank Milano   Strategic Investor Relations   Managing Director
Chat Sessions Leader   Ron Parham   Columbia Sportswear Company   Sr. Director Investor Relations & Corp. Communications
Director   Barbara Doyle   Itron   VP Investor Relations
Director   Sandy Harrison   Semtech Corporation   Director, Investor Relations
Director   Ted Heimler   --   --
Director   Kevin Mead   Regal Entertainment Group   Vice President Investor Relations and Planning
Director   John Nunziati   --   --
Director   Theo O'Neill   Corbin Advisors   Director of Investor Relations
Director   Heather Pribyl   Buffalo Wild Wings   Director, Investor Relations
    Director   Will Starrs   S&P Global   Product Manager, IR Solutions
NIRI National Event Fun Committee Co-Chair   Julie Bull   Dillard's Inc.   Director Investor Relations
Co-Chair   Bernadette McCormick   Business Wire   Regional Manager
Advocacy Ambassador       Deborah Pawlowski   Kei Advisors LLC   President & CEO
   

Contacts

NIRI Virtual Chapter
Jackie Powell, 864-384-3265

Contacts

NIRI Virtual Chapter
Jackie Powell, 864-384-3265