Shellie Roth #2
Shellie Roth founded Investor Relations Partners, Inc., in 1990 to provide value-added corporate communications and investor relations advice to public companies, specifically proactive input on a broad range of business, organizational and operational issues.
has contributed to prominent mergers and acquisitions, change of management programs, corporate repositioning, pre- and post-IPO financial communications planning and implementation, restructuring programs, and crisis management in a diverse group of industries.
The firm supplements ongoing financial and communications advice with programs such as perception studies, issue audits and investor targeting studies.
Before founding IRP
, Shellie headed communications departments at two Fortune 500 companies, Primerica Corp.
(the restructured successor to American Can Co.) and GAF Corp.
In the early 1980s, she
created the investor and public relations function for one of the first public entrants to the biotechnology arena (Genex Corporation).
During that tenure, she
created the first public education pamphlets for the new Industrial Biotechnology Association
A graduate of Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Arts in journalism and history, Shellie completed additional credits in business and finance and studied at the University of Strasbourg, France.
She had been a member of the National Investor Relations Institute, its Senior Roundtable, and a founding member of its Strategic Communications Roundtable.
Today she works with Penn State's College of Communications on its Board of Advisors to the Dean, and its Alumni Academy in Ethical Leadership.
is the author of "Investor Relations: The Scope of the Position," a publication of the National Investor Relations Institute
that has been updated regularly since its original publication in 1996.
speaks before professional groups, has written for professional publications and leads relevant workshops.
She is also a Board member of the Livingston (NJ) Symphony Orchestra, and has taught as an adjunct professor in the graduate program at Fairleigh Dickinson University.
Shellie M. Roth, President, IR Partners, Inc.