NIRI Announces Individual Chapter Leadership Award Winners

CHICAGO – The National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI) today announced its annual Individual Chapter Leadership Award winners.

NIRI Chair Mark Donohue, Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications, Impax Laboratories, Inc., said, “We are privileged to celebrate the successes of our 2014-2015 Individual Chapter Leadership Award winners. Leadership nominees were selected by their chapter peers in recognition of their outstanding performance during the program year. These individuals are an excellent representation of the broader NIRI membership, and I couldn’t be more pleased to acknowledge their efforts.”

The 2014-2015 NIRI Individual Chapter Leadership Award winners and associated NIRI chapters are:

Mark Namaroff, Boston; John Kompa, Central Ohio; Terri Anne Powers, Chicago; Stephanie Johnson, Cincinnati Tri State; Kim Pinyopusarerk, Houston; Kay Gregory, Kansas City; Bruno Wittmann, Los Angeles; Mark Kinarney, New York; Jennifer Driscoll, Philadelphia; Janette Maple, Pittsburgh; Ann Scott, Rocky Mountain; Megan Knight, San Diego; Stacy Galvin and Cherryl Valenzuela, San Francisco; Moriah Shilton, Silicon Valley; Scott Dudley, St. Louis; Bernadette McCormick, Twin Cities; Bernadette McCormick, Virtual.

Cynthia Skoglund received the NIRI National Volunteer of the Year Award. This award, introduced in 2009, honors a NIRI member who best exemplifies the NIRI mission of “advancing the practice of investor relations and professional competency and stature NIRI members” at the national level. An active volunteer at both the national and chapter levels, Ms. Skoglund has spoken at NIRI programs and webinars, participated as a member of the NIRI Annual Conference Committee, and served as President and member of the Board of Directors for the Orange County chapter.

The awards were presented at the NIRI Volunteer Appreciation Dinner in Chicago, site of the 2015 NIRI Annual Conference (, the world’s largest and most comprehensive investor relations education and networking event. 
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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