NIRI Announces 2023-2024 NIRI Chapter Volunteers of the Year


ALEXANDRIA, VA, June 9, 2024 NIRI: The Association for Investor Relations announced its 2023-2024 NIRI Chapter Volunteers of the Year. Each NIRI chapter annually honors one of its volunteer leaders as the Chapter Volunteer of the Year.

“I am delighted to congratulate and thank these outstanding individuals, on behalf of NIRI, for their contributions to our organization,” said NIRI President and CEO Matthew Brusch, CAE. “NIRI is only able to meet its important mission through the selfless volunteerism demonstrated by this year’s award winners.”

The following 2023-2024 Chapter Volunteers of the Year were honored during the recent NIRI 2024 Annual Conference, held in San Francisco, CA.
  • NIRI Atlanta - Andrew Storm, CFA, Managing Director, Delta Air Lines
  • NIRI Boston - Michael Cummings, President, General Manager, Boston, Alpha IR Group
  • NIRI Capital Area - Amber Seidel, Consultant, Rivel, Inc.
  • NIRI Chicago - Maryellen Thielen, President, Forest Glen Communications LLC
  • NIRI DFW - Mac Schmitz, IRC, Vice President, Investor Relations, Matador Resources Company
  • NIRI Florida - Callie Tomasso, Vice President, Investor Relations and FP&A, Dycom Industries, Inc.
  • NIRI Houston - Megan Larson, IRC, Investor Relations Advisor, Murphy Oil Corporation
  • NIRI Kansas City - Jordyn Taylor Eskijian,  Program Manager, IR & ESG, H&R Block
  • NIRI Los Angeles - Max Goldstein, Head of Marketing and Strategy, Stakeholder Labs
  • NIRI New York - Nichole Saland, Senior Vice President, Research Management, Wolfe Research, LLC
  • NIRI Orange County - Cynthia Skoglund, President, Skoglund Consulting Group
  • NIRI Philadelphia - Andrew Bjorkman, Director, Regional Head, Mid-Atlantic & Northwest, NYSE
  • NIRI Rocky Mountain - Heathe Cooper, Director, Watermark
  • NIRI San Diego - Lauren Scott, Senior Vice President, Special Situations and Investor Relations, Edelman Smithfield
  • NIRI San Francisco - Timothy John (TJ) O'Sullivan, Director, Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher
  • NIRI Twin Cities - Justin Horstman, Vice President, Investor Relations, Bridgewater Bancshares, Inc.
  • NIRI Virtual Chapter - Jeff Goeser, Executive Vice President of Finance, Orion
NIRI Chair’s Awards of Excellence
NIRI also presented the 2023-2024 NIRI Chair’s Award of Excellence to recognize achievement in areas essential to chapter health, member service and advocacy.

The 2023-2024 Excellence in Membership Growth Award was presented to NIRI Connecticut/Westchester, NIRI DFW and NIRI Virtual.

The 2023-2024 Excellence in Membership Retention Award was presented to NIRI Cleveland/Northern Ohio, NIRI Twin Cities and NIRI Virtual.

The 2023-2024 Excellence in Advocacy Support Award was presented to two companies who played an instrumental role in NIRI’s advocacy initiatives, ONEOK, Inc., and Ball Corporation.  

About NIRI: The Association for Investor Relations
Founded in 1969, NIRI is the professional association of corporate officers and investor relations consultants responsible for communication among corporate management, shareholders, securities analysts, and other financial community constituents. NIRI is the largest professional investor relations association in the world with members representing over 1,500 publicly held companies and $12 trillion in stock market capitalization.