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NIRI Honors New York Chapter at Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

June 9, 2017

NEW YORK--()--The New York Chapter of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI NY) was honored at the NIRI Volunteer Appreciation Dinner in Orlando during the 2017 NIRI Annual Conference.

The NIRI New York Chapter received the NIRI Chair’s Award of Excellence, which recognizes chapters for innovation in event programming, ingenuity, or a creative idea. This award was in recognition of NIRI New York NextGen, an initiative designed to attract and retain members who are new to the IR profession by creating professional development, mentoring and networking opportunities unique to their specific needs.

The NIRI New York NextGen committee members, Sherif el-Azzazi, IRC, Brookfield Property Group, Mark Eckstein, Ipreo; MaryKate McGilley, Baird; Allison Monat, Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher; Tanya Kamatu, Catalyst Global, received the NIRI Chapter Team Award to recognize their exceptional work in program planning and membership initiatives. In addition, MaryKate McGilley and Allison Monat, received NIRI’s Individual Leadership Award.

Deb Wasser, IRC, NIRI New York board member, and Executive Vice President, US Practice Lead, Investor Relations at Edelman, creator of the NIRI New York NextGen initiative said, “ I thank NIRI for recognizing the value of this initiative. NIRI NextGen’s strong and growing ranks now comprise 15% of our chapter’s membership. We look forward to another successful year.”

Theresa Molloy, NIRI New York president, and vice president of governance at Prudential Financial said, “ The chapter is honored to receive these awards on behalf of our board’s commitment to provide innovative initiatives that serve to advance the investor relations community.”

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NIRI New York is the largest chapter in the NIRI network. Our unique position at the crossroads of the world’s largest financial center and a broad base of Fortune 500 and other leading companies, enables us to attract a dynamic membership base, deliver cutting edge programs featuring our industry’s most respected leaders, unparalleled peer-to-peer networking opportunities and access to thought leadership across multiple channels. Visit to join NIRI NY today.

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