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Sharon Merrill Receives Awards for Investor Relations Excellence and Industry Leadership

The firm received a 2013 Bell Ringer Award from The Publicity Club of New England for an investor relations program it developed for a Fortune 500 client. The program included a highly successful investor day. The Publicity Club of New England’s Bell Ringer Awards recognize and honor excellence and achievement in the communications and public relations professions. In the past 17 years, the firm has won an award for investor relations in each of the 14 years it has entered a submission.

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In addition, the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI) recognized Maureen Wolff, President & Partner, with the NIRI National Volunteer of the Year Award. This award honors the NIRI member who best exemplifies the NIRI mission of advancing the practice of investor relations and the professional stature of NIRI members at the national level. At the awards ceremony, Jeff Morgan, NIRI President and Chief Executive Officer, said that Maureen “has shown true leadership skills during her tenure as a NIRI member. She has generously given a tremendous amount of her time and energy to NIRI, and is an everlasting NIRI advocate.”

Dennis Walsh, Vice President and Director of Social Media, received the 2012-2013 NIRI Individual Leadership Award for his work on the board of directors of the Boston chapter. Recipients of the leadership award were nominated by their chapter peers in recognition of their superior performance during the year.

“We are honored to be recognized for our work on behalf of clients as well as our contributions to the investor relations profession,” said Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Sharon F. Merrill. “The Bell Ringer award reflects the dedication of our experienced team of investor relations counselors to providing best-in-class services. It also is rewarding to see Maureen and Dennis recognized for their industry leadership and commitment to advancing the field of investor relations.”

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