Recognizing Talent in the Investor Relations Community

The National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI) is proud to announce a new recognition program to encourage and recognize the most talented young individuals in the investor relations community – the NIRI 40 Under 40 Program.  The 40 Under 40 Program recognizes young professionals who have made noticeable contributions to their companies, their NIRI chapters, and the overall IR profession.
Please click here to see the names of the first class of 40 Under 40 honorees.  NIRI will honor these outstanding individuals during the 2019 Annual Conference in Phoenix.

NIRI thanks everyone who submitted nominations for this recognition program.  If you are interested in nominating someone for the 2020 class of 40 Under 40, please contact Robin Kite at

40 Under 40 candidates must have at least two of the following qualifications:
  • Outstanding leadership in business.
  • Outstanding engagement in community activities.
  • Demonstrated exceptional leadership within a NIRI chapter.
  • Provided collegial and supportive efforts for a NIRI National program or project or was engaged in a meaningful way in serving members.
  • Exceptional growth and development as an IR professional and an aspiration to pursue investor relations as a career.
  • Advancement of NIRI’s public policy agenda.
  • Commitment to NIRI’s Code of Ethics and to advancing best practices in investor relations, corporate disclosure, and informed investing.
  • Attainment of the IRC certification.