David Calusdian

President Sharon Merrill Associates

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David Calusdian is President of Sharon Merrill Associates, an investor relations strategic advisory firm. David also currently serves as a director on the board of the NIRI. At Sharon Merrill Associates he oversees the implementation of investor relations programs, coaches senior executives in presentation skills and Q&A, and provides strategic counsel to clients on communications issues such as corporate disclosure, proxy proposals, shareholder activism and earnings guidance.
Prior to joining Sharon Merrill Associates in 1995, David served as an account executive for the communications firm Jack Walsh & Associates. He also taught investor relations, public relations and public speaking at Emerson College, where he received both a B.A. and an M.A. degree in communications. David is a frequent speaker and panelist at conferences sponsored by national organizations and is frequently quoted on investor relations and communication topics by national newspapers and magazines.