Fordham University, New York
The IR Magazine Awards & Conference – Small Cap was IR Magazine’s first best practice event in New York designed exclusively for CEOs, CFOs, IROs and advisors from small cap companies. Spanning multiple industries, the one-day conference focused on key issues affecting small cap companies including investor relations 101, how to get in front of more of the right investors, crisis planning, Q & A with the investment community, how to get better coverage, effectively using social media and more.
The conference also boasted an awards ceremony specifically tailored to small cap companies. The awards categories were self-nominated and the winning companies can be found below.
Timely event: with the year-end fast approaching, this event is perfectly positioned to help you take stock of the year-to-date, refocus and plan for 2018
Benchmarking: it is a great opportunity to evaluate where you stand in comparison to your peers, how other small cap companies have managed and overcome similar situations
Run lean: learn how to have maximum strategic impact with limited resources – do more with less, learn how seasoned IR professionals prioritise their team
Unique format: our format enables participants to network extensively, discuss, debate and dissect topical issues
Discover something new: learn about new technologies, innovations, and services that are available to help to transform your IR strategy, increase productivity and make better decisions
Network with the community: meet with investors, analysts, experts, and peers
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Breakfast and registration
Welcome and opening remarks
Laurie Havelock, editor-at-large, IR Magazine
Dawn Lerman, associate Dean for Graduate Studies, Gabelli School of Business
Fireside chat: The changing world of equity research and its impact on investor sentiment
Peter Sidoti, CEO, Sidoti
Investor relations 101: Setting up and re-invigorating your IR program
Loren Mortman, president, Equity Group
Andrew Posen, VP, head of IR, Tremor Video
Investor intelligence: Q&A with the investment community
Jason Paltrowitz, executive vice president, corporate services, OTC Markets
Greg Taxin, managing director, Spotlight Advisors
Megan Capay, CFA, corporate relations, Surveyor Capital
Round table discussions
Cutting through the clutter: Expanding your investor base with high impact targeting
David Collins, senior IR and investor marketing consultant, Catalyst IR
Timothi Trombetta, advisory specialist global investor targeting, Nasdaq
Richard Ramlall, VP IR & PR, INAP
Trends in IR communication: A unified approach to amplifying your message
David Collins, managing director, capital markets, Catalyst IR
Jonathan Paterson, managing partner, Harbor Access
Practical insights: Best practice from small cap companies
Tim Sedabres, SVP, corporate strategy, head of IR, finance, Banc of California
Kurt Goddard, vice president – IR, FuelCell Energy
Matt Horvath, director of investor relations, Stoneridge
Round table discussions
IR Masterclass: Crisis planning, communication and dealing with competition
Scott Powell, executive VP and head of IR, VolitionRx and adjunct assistant professor, Fordham University
Zack Irani-Cohen, CEO, Biomerica
Awards ceremony & networking drinks reception
End of event
Megan Capay, CFA
Megan Capay is on the Corporate Relations team for Surveyor Capital at Citadel. Prior to joining Citadel, Ms. Capay served as Director of European Corporate Access at Citigroup. Previously, she served as the Director of International Corporate Access at Barclays, as an Associate Director of US Equity Sales at UBS and as a Vice President of European Corporate Access at Morgan Stanley. Ms. Capay began her career as an Associate Analyst at Morgan Stanley Investment Management. Ms. Capay holds the designation Chartered Financial Analyst and received a bachelor’s degree from Tufts University.
Managing director, capital markets
David has 25+ years experience advising a wide range of companies on their capital markets, investor relations and corporate communications programs. His teams’ counsel and programs have contributed to substantial new investment interest, sponsorship and even favorable exits. Most notably, David represented Marvel Entertainment for ten years following its exit from bankruptcy to its ultimate sale to Disney in 2009.
David’s a brutally candid counselor, IR innovator and an impassioned speaker/writer on IR and financial communications topics. He is an active member of NIRI and serves on the Board of the NIRI NY Chapter. David earned his BA from Georgetown University and is an advisor to Fordham University Graduate Business School’s Masters in Investor Relations program. He lives in Long Island City with his wife, standard poodle and periodic visits from his two college age children.
Vice president - IR
Mr. Kurt Goddard has been a Vice President of Investor Relations at FuelCell Energy Inc. since April 2010. Prior to joining FuelCell, Mr. Goddard served as Senior Manager, Investor Relations for Terex Corporation, a diversified global manufacturer of construction and lifting equipment where he spent almost 12 years in Investor Relations and other finance roles. Mr. Goddard worked closely with management to increase the Analyst coverage of Terex and enhanced the communications
Director, M&A and IR
Matt Horvath is Director of Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) and Investor Relations for Stoneridge, Inc., a publicly held automotive company headquartered in Novi, MI. Matt is responsible for the external communication to sell-side analysts and current and potential investors in the Company. Additionally, Matt is responsible for developing and driving the Company’s investor and analyst communication strategy. He is also responsible for screening / targeting, analyzing and executing mergers and acquisitions that will drive Stoneridge’s long-term strategy plan. In addition, Matt is responsible for the preparation of materials related to M&A activities for the board of directors.
Prior to joining Stoneridge, Matt was a Senior Manager in EY’s transaction advisory services practice with experience with a variety of types of engagements including purchase price allocations, goodwill and long-lived asset impairment testing, tax restructuring, decision support modeling, estate and gift tax analyses and fairness opinions.
Matt has experience in the valuation of intangible assets including technology, trademarks, computer software, customer-related intangibles, reacquired rights, in-process research and development, workforce-related intangibles and non compete agreements. Matt graduated with Honors with a BS in finance from the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University and is an Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA)
Mr. Zack Irani-Cohen returned as Biomerica’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in 2006. Previously he served as the CEO and Chairman of Lancer Orthodontics, Inc., an international manufacturer of orthodontic products. He arranged the sale of Lancer to an Italian investor group and a division of 3M netting investors a return of 4x. Zack is the managing partner of T&T investment group, a real estate investment fund focused on multi-tenant apartment buildings.
Mr. Irani-Cohen earned an MBA from the University of California, Irvine, in 1994, and graduated from Chapman University with a B.S. in Business, in 1988. He is a member of YPO International. His interests and hobbies include: Surfing, kite surfing, performing music, real estate investments, and various charity/philanthropy projects.
Associate Dean for Graduate Studies
Gabelli School of Business
Dawn Lerman focuses on the field of consumer behavior with particular emphasis on consumer language processing. Her work has been published in a variety of academic journals and books and has been presented at both academic and industry conferences. She is also a member of the editorial board for the Journal of Business Research and International Marketing Review.
Prior to joining Fordham, Dr. Lerman served as a press attaché in the public relations department of a major political lobby in Paris and as a marketing and business development analyst at The Ferolie Group, a leading New York-area food broker. While at Ferolie, Dr. Lerman managed a number of major brands manufactured by corporations such as Van Den Bergh Foods, Kraft, Apple & Eve, McCormick and the James River Corporation, and she played a key role in a variety of new product introductions.
More recently, Dr. Lerman has served as a consultant in areas related to market research, new product introductions, branding and marketing strategy development. She also conducts in-house seminars on topics ranging from linguistic considerations in brand communications to the branding of industrial products.
Loren has been with The Equity Group for 20 years. She spent ten years developing and implementing comprehensive investor relations programs for clients in various industries. In 2007, Loren became a Senior Vice President focusing on corporate development, and was appointed President in 2013. Prior to joining The Equity Group, Loren was as a Financial Analyst in investment banking at Brenner Securities. She earned her BBA in Finance from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University. Loren is a member of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI) and the Public Relations Global Network (PRGN).
Executive vice president, corporate services
Jason Paltrowitz is Executive Vice President, Corporate Services at OTC Markets Group, where he is responsible for managing the firm’s international and domestic Corporate Services business. Drawing upon his expertise in cross-border trading and as a recognized proponent of Reg A+ and small company capital raising, Jason is an advocate for small cap issuers, start-ups, and entrepreneurial innovators working to alleviate the cost, time and complexity associated with being a public company. Prior to joining OTC Markets in October 2013, Jason was Managing Director and Segment Head at JP Morgan Chase responsible for the custody, clearing and collateral management business in the Corporate and Investment Bank division.
Jason also held multiple senior management positions at BNY Mellon, most notably, as Head of M&A for the Financial Markets and Treasury Services Sector and 11 years as the Head of the Global Capital Markets Group in the Depositary Receipt Division. Jason currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Crowdfunding Professional Association (CfPA) and also served as a member of the Board of Directors at OTC Markets Group from 2008 – 2011. Jason holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Boston University and received his MBA from the NYU Stern School of Business.
VP, head of IR
Andrew Posen is Vice President, Head of Investor Relations at Telaria. His deep financial expertise spans two decades across the technology and financial services sectors. Mr. Posen has lead investor relations programs at organizations across the full continuum of maturity, from pre-IPO to newly public to well-established public companies.
Prior to Telaria, Mr. Posen ran Investor Relations at AppNexus, where he was responsible for architecting the function across both the buy-side and sell-side investment communities. He has also led Investor Relations at FXall and Evercore Partners, as well as Morgan Stanley through the peak of 2008 financial crisis. Mr. Posen holds a Bachelor’s Degree from McMaster University in Political Science and a Master’s Degree in Health Administration from The University of British Columbia.
Executive VP and head of IR, and adjunct assistant professor
VolitionRx and Fordham University
Scott has nearly 20 years of experience in the U.S. capital markets, investment banking, investor relations and corporate communication. Based in New York City, he directs a comprehensive capital markets program and investor relations strategy for Volition. His role includes strategic interactions with institutional investors, analysts, investment banks, and the financial media. Scott has served as Head of Investor Relations for four public companies, including Volition, and worked for several years as an investment banker in New York City. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Bryant University in Smithfield, RI and his Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degrees from Brown University in Providence, RI. He is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Master of Science in Investor Relations program in the Gabelli Graduate School of Business at Fordham University in New York City.
VP IR & PR
Richard Ramlall joined INAP as Vice President of Investor and Public Relations in December 2016 after working with the company in a consulting capacity. He has over 30 years of business development, strategic planning, regulatory, investor relations, and public relations experience in telecom and media. Most recently, he provided through his own firm investor relations, financial and regulatory due diligence and compliance, business development, strategic planning, and public relations consulting to public and private organizations. His Corporate experience includes Verizon, Bechtel, Spencer Trask Ventures, RCN and Primus. He serves on the Board of Evolving Systems and on the Advisory Board of the Washington Wizards. He previously served on the Board of the Alzheimer’s Association.
Mr. Ramlall holds a B.S. in Business Administration and an M.G.A. (Technology Management) from the University of Maryland.
Global head – investor analytics
As Global Head of Investor Analytics, Dan Romito’s responsibilities include managing Nasdaq’s Strategic Capital Intelligence team along with a global roster of advisory clients. His advisory work focuses on consulting IROs, Senior Management teams and Boards across the globe on optimizing capital allocation strategies, mitigating risk within their shareholder base and identifying opportunistic investors. Dan also created the “Activist Diagnostic,” a quant model that gauges the vulnerability of a corporate client based on their respective fundamental and ESG profile.
His work and expertise centers on executing an array of capital deployment scenario analyses, which primarily assesses the impact on trading multiple based on specific capital allocation considerations along with overseeing Nasdaq Advisory’s Event Analytics capabilities. Dan’s research on the effects of Index Ownership, Shareholder Activism and ESG-focused investing has been presented to a variety of NIRI and Finance panels across North America and Europe, and has been implemented into the analyses his Strategic Capital Intelligence team provides to global clients.
His work and recommendations have also been adopted by a variety of Boards, including Nasdaq’s very own. Dan is a recipient of Nasdaq’s CEO Platinum and Silver Award for his work modeling out internal capital structure strategies and commercializing a suite of new targeting deliverables, most notably, Nasdaq’s Biotech & Small Cap Investor Analytics services. His Thought Leadership pieces have also been featured in a variety of periodicals, including Harvard Business Review, Global Investor Magazine and IR Magazine. He received a B.A. from the University of Chicago, an M.B.A. in Finance from DePaul University, is a Level 3 CFA Candidate, an adjunct professor at Carthage College and is pursuing a Master’s Degree in Applied Financial Mathematics from the University of Chicago.
SVP, corporate strategy, head of IR, finance
Banc of California
Timothy R. Sedabres is Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Head of Investor Relations for Banc of California, Inc. (NYSE: BANC). BANC has a market cap of nearly $1 billion and is a $10 billion California based regional bank focused on empowering California through its diverse businesses, entrepreneurs and communities.
Mr. Sedabres has responsibility for leading the development of the company’s financial communications strategy with investors and shareholders as well as leads the Corporate Strategy group. Mr. Sedabres joined the company after serving as VP of Finance at Associated Banc-Corp (NYSE: ASB), a $3.3 billion market cap company, where he held leadership positions within investor relations, finance and corporate treasury, including serving as IRO for Associated. Mr. Sedabres has been responsible for enterprise-wide stress testing and capital planning in addition to experience in investor relations.
Mr. Sedabres holds a Master’s Degree in business administration from Saint Louis University and a Bachelor’s Degree in finance from Bradley University in Peoria, IL. Mr. Sedabres serves on various committees for Habitat for Humanity of Orange County and was named 2014 Young Professional of the Year by the Greater Green Bay Chamber of Commerce.
Chief investment officer
Luma Asset Management
Greg Taxin is the Managing Member of Spotlight Advisors, which serves as an advisor to public companies on topics of shareholder engagement and activism. So far in 2017, Spotlight has worked on six proxy fights that went to a final shareholder vote and dozens of other situations. Prior to forming Spotlight Advisors, Mr. Taxin was President of the Clinton Group, a multi-strategy activist hedge fund, where he led more than 40 activist investments. Previously, Mr. Taxin was the co-founder and CEO of Glass, Lewis & Co., one of the world’s leading proxy advisory and corporate governance research firms. There, Mr. Taxin led teams that advised more than 350 institutional investors on proxy voting matters, corporate governance, activism, executive compensation and short sellers. Mr. Taxin was previously a Managing Director of Banc of America Securities and a Vice President in the investment banking department of Goldman, Sachs & Co. Mr. Taxin was also a corporate litigator at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. Mr. Taxin has served on several private and public company Boards. He is a magna cum laude graduate of the Harvard Law School.
Mr. Sidoti has more than 30 years of Wall Street experience and was a leading healthcare analyst for Value Line, Drexel Burnham, Natwest Markets and Schroders before founding Sidoti & Company, LLC in 1999 to address the dearth of research on companies not included in the S&P 500 or generating investment banking fees. Through the 1990s, Mr. Sidoti was directly involved with nearly 100 initial public offerings, secondary offerings and mergers in the nursing home, assisted-living and healthcare REIT sectors.
From 1979-1985, Mr. Sidoti was a financial analyst with The Value Line Investment Survey, where he was trained as a fundamental equity analyst and subsequently covered stocks in the utilities, healthcare services, medical supplies, textile, retail and home appliances industries. In 1984, Mr. Sidoti began managing the two newly formed tax-exempt funds at Value Line; between that time and 1985, the funds accumulated assets of nearly $400 million. At the time of his departure from Value Line, Mr. Sidoti was a senior analyst who reviewed and edited the reports of other analysts before publication.
Mr. Sidoti joined Drexel Burnham Lambert, Inc. in 1985 and was promoted to senior analyst for the healthcare services and medical supplies industries. In 1990, he joined NatWest Markets to lead the research effort for the healthcare services and medical supplies industries, and in 1992 assumed responsibility for the REIT industry as well. In mid-1995, Mr. Sidoti began the research team for the Emerging Growth Industry, which grew to nine analysts and one salesperson within a year. In 1997, Mr. Sidoti joined Schroders, where he was responsible for research for the Healthcare Services Group and for the Emerging Growth Group. He supervised more than 18 analysts and the support staff.
In 1999, Mr. Sidoti left Schroders and established Sidoti & Company, LLC, to focus on research of companies with small market capitalization.
Mr. Sidoti graduated from New York University in 1978 with a B.S. in accounting and in 1980 from NYU with an M.B.A. in finance. He holds the Series 7, 24, 63, 79, 86 and 87 licenses.
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Ben Ashwell, Digital editor, IR Magazine
Ben Ashwell is the digital editor at IR Magazine and Corporate Secretary, covering investor relations, governance, risk and compliance. Prior to this, he was the founder and editor of Executive Talent, the global quarterly magazine from the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants. Before moving to the US, Ben was the vice president and editor at Executive Grapevine, overseeing a daily news website, ten annual supplements and HR Grapevine, the UK’s leading HR and talent management magazine.
Julie Tracy, IRC, Senior vice president & chief communications officer, Wright Medical Group
Julie Tracy is senior vice president and chief communications officer for Wright Medical Group, a global orthopaedic medical device company and recognized leader of surgical solutions for the extremities and biologics markets. As a member of the company’s executive team, she leads the investor relations and corporate communication functions and is responsible for developing and executing investor relations programs to support the valuation of the company’s stock and is Wright’s primary liaison with institutional investors and analysts. Wright Medical has been consistently recognized for its best-in-class investor relations programs. Ms. Tracy and Wright Medical were ranked #1 in Institutional Investor’s 2017 All-America Executive Team midcap rankings in the Life Science & Diagnostic Tools and Medical Supplies & Devices category. At the IR Magazine Awards – US 2017, Ms. Tracy was named Best IR officer in the small/mid cap category. At the 2014, 2015 and 2016 IR Magazine Awards – US, Wright Medical won the Grand Prix award for best overall small cap IR program, and Ms. Tracy was named Best IR officer in the small cap category. Ms. Tracy was also named the Global Top Small/Mid-Cap Investor Relations Officer in 2014 by IR Magazine.
Steve West, Investor relations leader & finance executive
Steve West, an investor relations leader, spent three years leading an award winning IR program at Panera Bread Co. Before his career in IR, he spent 10 years as a highly recognized sell-side analyst at ITG, Stifel Nicolaus and A.G. Edwards. Steve was also a financial analyst for Procter & Gamble.
Steve has won numerous awards, including Institutional Investor’s Best IR Professional- Restaurants, Institutional Investor’s Best IR Program- Restaurants. Wall Street Journal Best on the Street 2009- Restaurants, and Starmine Best Stock Picker 2009- Restaurants.
Rebecca Updegraph is a senior executive interviewer at Rivel Research, where she specializes in investor relations market research. Prior to Rivel, she was vice president, marketing, and senior advisor, corporate strategy & market development, at OpenExchange, the virtual meeting platform for IR executives and the investment community. Before that, she was Director and Head, Investor Relations Services Group, at Deutsche Bank Depositary Receipts. Previously, Rebecca was investor relations officer for TheStreet.com (TST). Earlier in her career, Rebecca held senior positions in business development and product management at leading IR service providers including Thomson Financial and CapitalBridge, and held positions at several IR counseling agencies, including Taylor Rafferty and Dewe Rogerson. A long-time member of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI), Rebecca is currently President of the New York chapter. She is a graduate of Princeton University, with an AB in Politics. She serves on the Meg Votta Memorial Scholarship Committee, which raises money to award scholarships to high school rugby players to help defray college expenses.
Digital editor, IR Magazine
SVP & chief communications officer, Senior vice president & chief communications officer, Wright Medical Group
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Sidoti & Company, LLC is Wall Street’s preeminent provider of equity research generally focused on companies with market capitalizations of under $3 billion. We cover over 250 companies across a range of industries. The companies covered by our traditional research typically have a history of profitability, maintain strong balance sheets, and tend to have limited, if any, coverage by other Wall Street firms.
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Founded in 1974, The Equity Group is an investor relations firm headquartered in New York City with expertise in strategic communications, investment community outreach and relations, market intelligence and advisory for micro through mid-cap companies, with a strong focus on both planning and execution. For some clients, we serve as an outsourced investor relations department – a virtual “office down the hall.” For larger companies with an IRO or similar internal capabilities, we provide an array of support services. We measure our client relationships in years – not months – and view each engagement as a long-term partnership opportunity. Our capabilities, results-oriented approach and commitment to clients lead to relationships that average 7 years and often span 10-20 years.
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