David Calusdian is Executive Vice President and Partner of Sharon Merrill Associates, an investor relations strategic advisory firm based in Boston. He combines broad experience in investor relations, public affairs and media relations with a passion for quality service in providing Sharon Merrill Associates clients with ongoing strategic counsel as well as direct support on projects such as investor perception studies, corporate presentations, investor roadshows and analyst days. Calusdian also has significant experience in providing executive presentation coaching.
Prior to joining Sharon Merrill Associates in 1995, he implemented communications programs as an account executive for Jack Walsh & Associates, a public affairs consulting firm. For nearly 10 years, Calusdian served as an adjunct instructor of investor relations, public relations and public speaking at Emerson College, where for part of that time he also directed the school's media relations efforts. He has delivered speeches and participated on investor relations panel discussions at conferences sponsored by NIRI, the NYSE, NASDAQ, Public Relations Society of America, and other professional development organizations. He is a past-president of NIRI's Boston chapter and holds Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees in communications from Emerson College.