Recognizing Talent in the Investor Relations Community


NIRI Announces 2022 Class of Rising Leaders Under 40

The National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI) is proud to encourage and recognize the most talented young individuals in the investor relations community – the NIRI Rising Leaders Under 40 Program (formerly the 40 Under 40 Program). The Rising Leaders Under 40 Program recognizes young professionals who have made noticeable contributions to their companies, their NIRI chapters, and the overall IR profession.
Rising Leaders Under 40 candidates must have at least two of the following qualifications:
  • Outstanding leadership in business.
  • Outstanding engagement in community activities.
  • Demonstrated exceptional leadership within a NIRI chapter.
  • Provided collegial and supportive efforts for a NIRI National program or project or was engaged in a meaningful way in serving members.
  • Exceptional growth and development as an IR professional and an aspiration to pursue investor relations as a career.
  • Advancement of NIRI’s public policy agenda.
  • Commitment to NIRI’s Code of Ethics and to advancing best practices in investor relations, corporate disclosure, and informed investing.
  • Attainment of the IRC certification.

How do I nominate someone?

Nominations are currently closed for the Rising Leaders Under 40.

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