NIRI Silicon Valley Elects Board of Directors for the 2018-2019 Program Season

July 30, 2018

PALO ALTO, Calif.--()--The Silicon Valley Chapter of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI SV) today announced its board of directors for the 2018 – 2019 program season. A professional organization of approximately 200 Investor Relations officers, counselors, and vendors, NIRI SV is committed to advancing the practice of Investor Relations and the professional competency and stature of its members through education, mentoring, and networking with the broad professional community.

“NIRI Silicon Valley is dedicated to providing its members and the larger investor relations community as a whole with IR educational, networking and professional development events and activities to help advance the investor relations profession,” said Moriah Shilton, president of NIRI SV. “This past season we worked with NIRI San Francisco to conduct the first ever Bay Area IR Compensation Survey and also brought back our popular IR Fundamentals Seminar. In the upcoming season, I look forward to working with the experienced and talented NIRI Silicon Valley Board to deliver quality programming on critical and timely IR topics, along with a variety of networking opportunities. The Board would like to thank outgoing members Anil Gupta, Marty Palka, and Stephanie Wakefield for their efforts and achievements during their tenure.”

Incoming members of the 2018-2019 NIRI SV board of directors are:

Moriah Shilton, Senior Vice President, LHA Investor Relations - President
Susanna Chau, Consultant, Biotech Investor Relations - Vice President, Programs
Elaine Gaudioso, Former Manager, Investor Relations, Nimble Storage - Vice President, Board Affairs
Joon Huh, Vice President, Investor Relations, Zuora - Vice President, Treasurer
Kevin Kessel, CFA, Vice President, Investor Relations & Corporate Communications, Flex - Vice President, Marketing and Communications
Mark Kinarney, Senior Director, Investor Relations, Gilead Sciences - Vice President, Membership
Ben Lu, CFA, Vice President, Investor Relations and Head of Market Analytics, Logitech - Vice President, Programs
James Miln, IRC®, Senior Director, Investor Relations, eBay - Vice President, Spring Seminar
Josh McGinn, CEP, Senior Vice President, AST - Vice President, Spring Seminar
Meghan O’Leary, Head of Investor Relations, Silicon Valley Bank - President-elect
Katrina Rymill, Vice President, Investor Relations, Equinix - Vice President, Programs
Kate Scolnick, Senior Vice President, Investor Relations and Treasurer, Seagate Technology - Vice President, Marketing and Communications
Traci Tsuchiguchi, Senior Vice President, Investor Relations & Strategic Finance, CA Technologies - Vice President, Membership
Kim Watkins, CFA, Director, Investor Relations, Intuit, Inc. - Vice President, Spring Seminar

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NIRI Silicon Valley is one of the nation's largest NIRI chapters and was formed to advance the practice of Investor Relations within the local business environment. In keeping with this mission, our goal is to further the skills of our members, to expand their business opportunities, to increase Chapter membership, and to foster an environment that promotes Investor Relations learning for all.

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