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NIRI Twin Cities Chapter Elects 2018-2019 Board of Directors


The Twin Cities Chapter (
of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI) today announced the
election of its officers and directors for the 2018-2019 Program Year,
which began July 1, 2018. Heide Erickson and Bernadette McCormick have
been elected Co-Presidents. A complete list of the new NIRI Twin Cities
Chapter officers and board members is presented below.

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The NIRI Twin Cities Chapter has elected Co-Presidents Heide Erickson and Bernadette McCormick for t ...

The NIRI Twin Cities Chapter has elected Co-Presidents Heide Erickson and Bernadette McCormick for the 2018-2019 Program Year. (Photo: Business Wire)

Jeff Huebschen, current Twin Cities Chapter President, stated, "NIRI
Twin Cities has continued to build momentum over the last several years
by offering unique programming, as well as learning and networking
opportunities for our members. I would like to thank all of the
volunteers who gave their time and talents to make this a successful
year. I'd also like to thank our sponsors, who support us in offering
high-quality programming." Please visit our website
for a list of our sponsors.

Bernadette McCormick noted, "Heide and I want to extend an especially
big thanks to Jeff for two strong years of leadership. Over his tenure,
NIRI Twin Cities saw increased membership thanks to stellar programming
that catered to not only new IROs, but also seasoned, most-tenured
investor relations officers from large cap companies. We look forward to
keeping NIRI's strong traditions as well as furthering assistance for
programs such as the IRC
- which promotes and enhances the investor relations profession."

2018-2019 Board of Directors and Committee Members

Co-President – Bernadette McCormick, Business Wire

Co-President – Heide Erickson, Capella Education Company

VP, Treasurer – Olga Guteneva, Xcel Energy Inc.

VP, Sponsorship – Jeff Huebschen, Apogee Enterprises, Inc.

VP, Membership – Darin Norman, Xcel Energy Inc.

VP, Programs Co-Chair Bill Seymour, Four Hills Advisors

VP, Programs Co-Chair – Peggy James, Polaris Industries Inc.

Director at Large Tony Riter, 3M

Director at Large Jack Nielsen, Cardiovascular Systems,

Director at Large Justin Horstman, TCF Financial

Membership Committee – Brooks Rennie, TCF Financial Corporation

Programs Committee – Adrienne Brausen, C.H. Robinson

Programs Committee – Lori Lauber, Broadridge Financial Solutions,

Programs Committee – Brad Pogalz, Donaldson Company, Inc.

Programs Committee – Andy Hedberg, Ecolab Inc.

Programs Committee – Emily Ryan, EQ Shareowner Services

About The NIRI Twin Cities Chapter
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. The NIRI Twin Cities Chapter has over
60 members. Please visit our website (
to learn more.

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