NIRI Dallas*Fort Worth Elects 2015-2016 Officers and Directors

NIRI Dallas*Fort Worth Elects 2015-2016 Officers and Directors

DALLAS (July 10, 2015) – The Dallas*Fort Worth Chapter of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI D*FW), representing investor relations professionals from most of the public companies in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, announced the election of officers for the 2015-2016 chapter year.

The new officers were elected last month and will serve through May, 2016.

Leader Company 2015-2016 Board Position
Rick Black Dennard Lascar Associates President
Glen Orr Abernathy MacGregor Executive Vice President
Kate Tholking Primoris Service Corporation Vice President, Programs
Sarah Jager Marketwired Vice President, Communications
LeeAnne Sexton RR Donnelley Vice President, Professional Development
Liz Kline Eisenberg And Associates Vice President, Social Chair
Abi Salami FelCor Lodging Trust Vice President, Membership
Kristin Donnally Sabre Vice President, Treasurer
Michael Conley Investor Relations Director at Large

Rick Black, the 2015-2016 NIRI D*FW Chapter president, said: “One of our primary goals this year is to increase member involvement in the chapter by offering compelling educational programs, hot-topic discussions and special programs, as well as enjoyable networking events. Our dynamic board will work to infuse high-quality chapter programming, engaging membership through monthly gatherings, community service outreach and more interactive programs. We look forward to a productive year for the D*FW NIRI chapter.”

The next NIRI D*FW Chapter event is the NIRI Southwest Regional Conference hosted with the Houston NIRI Chapter. The event, planned for August 26-28 will bring together investor relations professionals from Houston, San Antonio, Austin, Dallas and even Oklahoma. The agenda features engaging education programs lead by veteran practitioners and third-party experts, as well as an exposition of new industry technologies and a vendor showcase.

About 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 1,600 publicly held companies and $9 trillion in stock market capitalization.

About the NIRI D*FW Chapter
The NIRI D*FW Chapter, one of the oldest and largest chapters in the country, has more than 100 members representing most of the major public companies in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and from surrounding regions and states, including Oklahoma, Arkansas and New Mexico. Our mission is to represent the highest level of investor relations practices and to provide a resource for investor relations professionals located in the Southwest region of the United States. Our chapter holds regular monthly meetings and specially scheduled educational seminars featuring experts on leading issues affecting publicly traded companies and the investor relations profession. For more information, please visit