Maureen T. Wolff Sharon Merrill AssociatesMaureen T. Wolff is Chief Executive Officer. A national thought leader in investor relations and corporate communications, Maureen formulates the firm’s strategic vision and business strategy, and provides high-level strategic counsel to its clients. She is a past chairman and board member of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI), a NIRI Fellow, vice chairman of the NIRI IR Certification committee and a member of NIRI’s Senior IR Roundtable steering committee. She also is a past president and honorary director of NIRI’s Boston Chapter. In addition, she is on the programming committee of the New England Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD).

Maureen is a trusted advisor to CEOs, CFOs and boards of directors on critical communications issues related to corporate governance, shareholder activism and proxy contests, and Regulation Fair Disclosure. She is a frequent speaker on investor relations issues and has delivered speeches and participated on investor relations panel discussions at conferences sponsored by the New York Stock Exchange, the NACD, NIRI, the Publicity Club of New England, Business Wire and other professional development organizations. She has lectured at universities in the Boston area and has appeared on CNBC, and her comments have been featured in national newspapers and magazines. In addition, Maureen has received awards from the Public Relations Society of America, the Publicity Club of New England and Women’s Business magazine.

Prior to joining Sharon Merrill Associates in 1985, Maureen held positions in the investor relations and corporate communications departments at Lotus Development Corporation. She received a B.A. degree in Communications from Montclair State University. Her specialized training includes completion of prescribed studies in “Financial and IR” at the Simmons College Graduate Program in Communications.

Maureen’s recent engagements include:

  • Shareholder engagement and activism strategy for a board of directors.
  • Board-level strategic counsel in preparation for an unplanned CEO transition.
  • Regulation Fair Disclosure training for a new CFO.
  • IPO investor relations counsel and preparation for a global medical equipment company.

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