NIRI Announces 2023 Class of Fellows


ALEXANDRIA, VA, April 4, 2023 NIRI: The Association for Investor Relations today announced its 2023 Class of NIRI Fellows.

“On behalf of the Fellows Selection Committee, it gives me great pleasure to recognize these inspiring and exceptional investor relations professionals as NIRI Fellows,” said NIRI President & CEO Matthew D. Brusch, CAE. “The 2023 Fellows join nearly 60 investor relations professionals who have received this important honorary designation since the program's inception in 2013.”

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 2023 Fellows include:
  • David Banks, IRC, President, DB Consulting
  • Debbie Hancock, Senior Vice President of Investor Relations, Hasbro
  • Mitch Haws, IRC, Vice President, Investor Relations, Skyworks Solutions
  • Chris Kettmann, Partner, Dentons Global Advisors
  • Moriah Shilton, Senior Vice President, Financial Profiles
  • Mary Turnbull, Managing Director, Corporate Access, Raymond James
  • Ruth Venning, IRC, Executive Director, IR & ESG, Horizon Therapeutics
  • Deb Wasser, IRC, VP, Investor Relations & ESG Engagement, ETSY
NIRI will honor the 2023 Class of Fellows during the NIRI 2023 Annual Conference, June 6-8, 2023, in Chicago, Illinois. Members of the NIRI Fellows Selection Committee included:
  • Victoria Sivrais – Clermont Partners (Chair)
  • Matt Brusch, CAE – NIRI: The Association for Investor Relations
  • Shep Dunlap – Mondelēz International
  • Raj Mehan, IRC – Steelcase, Inc.
  • John Moten, IRC – Aventiv Technologies
  • Katie Royce, CFA – ZenBusiness
  • Brook Wootton, IRC – Albemarle
More information about the NIRI Fellows Program 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.

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