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NIRI 2013-2014 Individual Leadership Award Recipient

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL--(Marketwired - June 19, 2014) - The National Investor Relations Institute, South Florida chapter (NIRI-SF), today announced that one of its Founding members, Mr. Howard Goldman, was recently a recipient of the NIRI 2013-2014 Individual Leadership Awards at NIRI's national conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, the world's largest and most comprehensive investor relations education and networking event.

NIRI Chairman John Chevalier, Director of Global Investor Relations, the Procter & Gamble Company, said, "These individuals represent the best ideals of NIRI membership. NIRI relies on the tireless efforts of these volunteers, and many more like them, to drive its success. I applaud their spirit of volunteerism, and thank them for their devotion to NIRI's mission."

The 2013-2014 NIRI Individual Leadership Award winners and associated NIRI chapters are: Howard Goldman, South Florida; Aurora Krause, Boston; David Dixon, Capital Area; Matthew Schlarb, Central Ohio; Roy Granato, Charlotte; Christine Hanneman, Chicago; Kenneth Lovik, Cincinnati Tri State; Shannon Gaycheck, Cleveland/Northern Ohio; Liz Kline, Dallas*Ft. Worth; Kim Pinyopusarerk, Houston; Debbie Hagen, Kansas City; Scott Cunningham, Los Angeles; Theresa Molloy, New York; Cynthia Skoglund, Orange County; John Demming, Philadelphia; Kathleen Marvin, Rocky Mountain; Pete De Spain, San Diego; Brenda Ropoulos, Silicon Valley; John Hastings, St. Louis; Justin Vieira, Triangle; and Bernadette McCormick, Virtual.

"Howard best exemplifies the NIRI mission of advancing the practice of investor relations, professional leadership, and the stature of NIRI members on both the national and regional level," commented Leo Hinkley, President of NIRI-SF. "On behalf of our Board of Directors and members of NIRI-SF, I would like to congratulate Howard and thank him for his persistent dedication to the profession."

About the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI):
Founded in 1969, NIRI is the professional association of corporate officers and investor relations consultants responsible for communication among corporate management, shareholders, securities analysts and other financial community constituents. NIRI is the largest professional investor relations association in the world with more than 3,300 members representing over 1,600 publicly held companies and $9 trillion in stock market capitalization. For more information, visit www.niri.org

About the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI) - South Florida: NIRI-SF is comprised of Investor Relations practitioners from public corporations, consulting firms and associated financial services companies headquartered or doing business in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach and Martin Counties, Florida. In addition to being a resource for Investor Relations Officers located along a 150-mile corridor that extends from Miami to Stuart. In addition to being an ongoing resource for Investor Relations Officers, NIRI-SF sponsors a series of programs addressing the practices and issues facing today's investor relations professional.

To learn more, please visit http://www.nirisouthflorida.org/

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