FNK IR is strengthening its organization to support its recent growth; Capital Markets Veteran Robert Meyers Becomes Vice President of Investor Relations and Capital Markets

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–FNK IR, a leading investor relations consultancy specializing in smaller public companies, today announced that it has expanded its all-executive team to support recent growth with the hiring of four talented industry veterans, Robert “Bob” Meyers as Vice President of Investor Relations and Capital Markets, Tom Baumann as Vice President of Investor Relations, Stephen Lee as Vice President of President of Market Intelligence and Jeremy Pinchot as Vice President of ESG.

Rob Fink, Managing Partner of FNK IR, added: “We are investing in the best talent to create a modern IR consultancy capable of solving the increasingly complex challenges faced by small public companies in the financial markets. capital. Tom, Steve, Jeremy and now Bob, bring complementary expertise in dealing with market makers, as well as experience as a buyside trader, ESG specialist and corporate access leader, enabling us to improve the tangible value we bring to customers. FNK IR is designed to scale with one of the most differentiated investor relations teams on the street.

Most recently, Robert “Bob” Meyers joined FNK IR as Vice President of Investor Relations and Capital Markets, bringing to the firm over 20 years of sales relationship advisory experience and investor relations. Bob has led corporate access and issuer services teams for BNY Mellon, RBC Capital Markets and Banc of America Securities. Previously, he was at Thomson Financial (formerly Carson Group), specializing in financial communications, pricing and scenario analysis, and investor targeting and engagement for global companies. He began his career in corporate finance at IBM and served as an adjunct instructor at NYU teaching investor relations courses. He holds a Master of Science in Management and Systems from NYU, a Master of Financial Management from Pace University, and a Bachelor of Commerce from Franklin and Marshall College.

“I am thrilled to join FNK IR at a critical time when small businesses need competent IR support more than ever, and legacy business skills simply cannot meet modern challenges,” commented Meyers. “Unlike the legacy agency model, FNK IR stood out for me with its team approach, capital markets expertise, deep relationships, unparalleled creativity and tireless drive. I look forward to putting my years of sales and finance expertise and network to serve FNK IR’s growing list of global clients.

Matt Chesler, CFA, FNK IR Partner, added, “Bob is a fantastic addition to our growing team of highly experienced IR and capital markets professionals. He brings a deep understanding of investors, significant capital markets experience and is a highly respected connector within the investment community. Having known Bob for years, I am confident that he will add tremendous value to FNK IR’s global customer base.

Meyers joins three other recent additions to the FNK team:

Tom Baumann, Vice President of Investor Relations: Baumann brings over 25 years of experience in investor relations, corporate relations and business development, having most recently served as head of corporate relations and business development for the market making activity. (DMM) designated by the NYSE of Goldman Sachs and then IMC, providing valuable information to 600 NYSE-listed clients. Prior to his time in the New York Stock Exchange community, Baumann was director of investor relations at Newcourt Credit Group, Inc. (formerly AT&T Capital Corporation), where he received the Alexander Hamilton Award for Excellence in Investor Relations from Treasury & Risk Magazine. Baumann holds a BS in Finance from Seton Hall University and an MBA in International Business from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Stephen Lee, Vice President of Market Intelligence: Lee joined FNK IR from Boston Partners Global Investors, Inc./Weiss, Peck & Greer LLC, where for the past 20 years he was the dedicated trader of WPG Partners strategies funds, including long hedge funds. /short, small cap value funds, micro cap value funds and concentrated value funds with approximately $1.6 billion in assets under management. Lee holds a degree in economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Jérémy Pinchot, vice-president of ESG: Pinchot brings significant experience in capital markets and environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) to FNK IR. Most recently, he served as Vice President of Strategic Initiatives and Chief Compliance Officer for Ranger Capital Group based in Dallas, Texas, where he chaired Ranger’s ESG Advisory Committee and led the integration of ESG into the process. investment from Ranger. Prior to joining Ranger Capital Group, Pinchot was Managing Director of Investment Banking for ThinkGreen Global Advisors, spent 12 years as an equity analyst and co-head of research for Monness, Crespi & Hardt, an equity research firm based in New York, and held senior positions as an equity analyst at Gilford Securities and as senior vice president at ICR, a global investor relations firm. Pinchot began his professional career in Washington, DC in media strategy and publicity, crisis and risk management consulting roles for political candidates, US government agencies, foreign governments, associations and major corporations. He graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a double degree in history and journalism.

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About FNK IR

Based in New York, FNK IR is a leading investor relations advisory firm specializing in helping small and emerging public companies in the capital markets, improving brand awareness, credibility and ultimately valuation . Our exclusively senior team has decades of experience investing, partnering and working in small emerging public companies. We partner with select companies where we can add quantifiable value – and we are adept at handling the toughest assignments, helping clients navigate change and address systemic challenges. In partnership with the management team, we make strategic IR a central part of the broader value creation strategy. To learn more, visit our website at www.fnkir.com or follow us on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/fnkir/.