Vice President Investor Relations resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary
Accomplished and respected investor relations and corporate communications leader with over 11 years of senior level experience with a Fortune 500 global corporation.  Additional significant experience in corporate Mergers and Acquisition work, capital raising efforts, and strategic and competitive analysis.
  • Message development and communication
  • Investor presentations
  • Research and analysis
  • Relationship building
  • Profit and loss statements
  • Strategic objective execution
Work History
08/2008 to 07/2016
Vice President, Investor Relations Pgim Global Short Duration High Yield Fund, Inc. Plano, TX,

Responsibility for communicating to and educating the financial community about the company’s strategy, business activities, financial performance, operating model, key metrics, and plans for long-term shareholder value.

Reported directly to and worked with executive management team (C-Suite).

Advised CEO and CFO on feedback and reaction to key activities, such as acquisitions and divestitures, restructurings, capital allocation decisions, and other corporate changes, as well as competitive comparisons with peers.

Communicated daily with investment community, serving as key relationship responsible for quantitative analytics, including detailed knowledge of financial statements.

Led earnings process, including drafting press releases and materials collaborating with internal legal, finance and business divisions.

Wrote annual reports

Prepared speeches and presentations for financial / industry conferences.

Worked with internal communications team to ensure consistent and clear messaging aligned and integrated with the appropriate corporate and cross-functional messages (Shareholder, customer, supplier, dealer, team-member)

Supported senior management with setting guidance and managing expectations, peer benchmarking, market intelligence and investor feedback.

Maintained analyst, investor and competitive intelligence databases

Monitored sell-side estimates, including published financial model details

Provided updates to management and the Board of Directors, as requested, with periodic presentations regarding investor-related topics

Partnered with internal and external corporate counsel on SEC compliance, governance, annual meetings, including proxy solicitation, and a pretty unique shareholder forum on executive compensation

08/2007 to 08/2008
Vice President - Business Development Pearson Carson City, NV,

Merger & Acquisition work for company

Strategy work specifically on products in the Aerial Work Platform, Utility Truck and Cranes business, including a detailed analysis of the potential AWP marketplace and competitive landscape in China

08/2003 to 08/2007
Director, Investor Relations Illumina San Diego, CA,

08/1998 to 08/2003
Director, Business Development Premier, Inc. Fairmont, WV,

#2 M&A team member – over 30 acquisitions and divestitures in this role

Helped manage debt offerings, stock offerings

Strategic planning and competitive analysis

Financial Analyst Bartell Drugs Redmond, WA,

Analyst for small private equity office

Due diligence

Equity and debt raising on a deal by deal basis

Helped establish a third vertical holding company for Household Cleaners

Oversaw diligence of the merger between Johnson Products and Carson Products

Investment Analyst Ncsoft Newport Beach, CA,

Asset based lending division of GE Capital

Investment analysts was a "road auditor" for perspective transactions in support of underwriting.  

Heavy travel, with about 75-80% of time spent on site with perspective client

Established a due diligence report to establish credit worthiness, advance rates and collateral criteria and present to underwriting.

Expected in 1994
Bachelor of Science: Finance
Fairfield University - Fairfield, CT

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School Attended

  • Fairfield University

Job Titles Held:

  • Vice President, Investor Relations
  • Vice President - Business Development
  • Director, Investor Relations
  • Director, Business Development
  • Financial Analyst
  • Investment Analyst


  • Bachelor of Science

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