NIRI Announces 2024 Class of Fellows


ALEXANDRIA, VA, April 5, 2024 NIRI: The Association for Investor Relations announced its 2024 Class of NIRI Fellows.

“On behalf of the Fellows Selection Committee, congratulations to the 2024 class of NIRI Fellows. The Fellows program is a significant NIRI honor, and these outstanding individuals have made an important impact on our community through their service to NIRI and the IR profession,” said NIRI President & CEO Matthew D. Brusch, CAE. “The 2024 Fellows join over 65 investor relations professionals who have received this important honorary designation.” 
The NIRI Fellows Program recognizes distinguished NIRI members who epitomize the leadership, integrity, involvement, IR knowledge and contributions of professionals engaged in, advancing, or supporting the investor relations profession. NIRI Fellows are called to continued service as leaders, mentors, content distributors and ambassadors of NIRI and investor relations. 
The NIRI 2024 Fellows include: 
  • Darin Arita, CFA, IRC, Senior Vice President and Head of Capital and Financial Planning, New York Life 
  • Victoria Hyde-Dunn, VP, Investor Relations, Informatica  
  • Karla Kimrey, IRC, VP, Investor Relations & Communications, Peabody Energy Corporation  
  • Leslie Kratcoski, IRC, Retired IRO                 
  • Victoria Sivrais, Independent Strategic Advisor 
  • Wendy Wilson, Head of Investor Relations, Orion S.A. 
  • Richard Yerganian, SVP, Investor Relations, Cerence, Inc. 
NIRI will honor the 2024 Class of Fellows during the NIRI 2024 Annual Conference, June 9-11, 2024, in San Francisco, California. 
Members of the NIRI Fellows Selection Committee included:
  • Katie Royce, CFA, CFO, ZenBusiness 
  • Matt Brusch, CAE, President & CEO, NIRI 
  • Remy Bernarda, IRC, Partner, IR Advisory Solutions 
  • Alexandra Deignan, Global Treasury & IR, Lazard, Inc. 
  • David Erickson, Vice President, Investor Relations, Evolus, Inc. 
  • Raj Mehan, CMA, IRC, Vice President, Finance & Treasurer, Steelcase, Inc. 
  • John Moten, IRC, Senior Vice President, Investor Relations, Aventiv Technologies 
More information about the NIRI Fellows Program including past NIRI Fellows recipients can be found at 

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.