ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI) today announced its 2018 class of three new NIRI Fellows.

The NIRI Fellows Recognition Program honors members who have distinguished themselves through their leadership within NIRI as well as the professional standards to which they have abided and their involvement and contributions to the IR profession throughout their careers. Those selected as “NIRI Fellows” are highly engaged individuals who have elevated the profession during their careers and whose sustained commitment has led to continued service as subject-matter experts, selection-committee participants, authors, and thought leaders within the Institute and the field of investor relations.

“On behalf of the 2018 Fellows Selection Committee, I am pleased to announce the selection of June Filingeri, Smooch Repovich Reynolds, and Lynn Antipas Tyson as NIRI Fellows,” said Gary A. LaBranche, FASAE, CAE, President and CEO of NIRI. “They embody the characteristics and accomplishments that define the best in the IR community. They are part of a select group of 28 individuals who have earned NIRI’s highest recognition since the Fellows program’s creation in 2013. We look forward to celebrating their careers and contributions to NIRI at the 2018 Annual Conference in Las Vegas on June 10-13.”
More information about the NIRI Fellows Recognition Program, including a list of those who have received this honor, can be found at 

NIRI 2018 Fellows

June Filingeri, President, Comm-Partners LLC

Smooch Repovich Reynolds, Managing Director, IRO & CCO Practice Group, ZRG Partners, LLC 

Lynn Antipas Tyson, Executive Director, Investor Relations, Ford Motor Company

About the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI)
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 more than 3,300 members representing over 1,600 publicly held companies and $9 trillion in stock market capitalization.


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