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NIRI Twin Cities Announces Board of Directors for 2013-2014 Program Year

September 12, 2013

September 11, 2013 12:04 PM Eastern Daylight Time

MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI) Twin Cities chapter ( announced today the board of directors election results for 2013-2014 program year.

J.C. Weigelt, Director of Investor Relations at St. Jude Medical, has been elected NIRI Twin Cities President. A complete list of the new board members is shown below.

Mr. Weigelt stated, “I want to sincerely thank each of the 2012-2013 directors for their support and dedication to NIRI Twin Cities. Their accomplishments include our three primary goals for the past year: development of a new website, a return to a financial break-even point, and a continuation of programs regarding important trends and issues impacting IR professionals. As a result, we enter the 2013-2014 program year with a lot of positive momentum and tremendous bench strength. I am excited to collaborate with a talented incoming board as we look for ways to increase value for our members.

“This chapter relies on feedback and participation from our membership as well as the support of financial and in-kind sponsors. Sponsors also offer tremendous access to thought leaders in many relevant Investor Relations areas and allow us to schedule interactive and educational programs. As a result, we are grateful for the support of last year’s sponsors who contributed to our success; we hope to partner with each of them again in the coming year. Our financial sponsors include Business Wire, Cooper Services, Ipreo, OpenExchange, and NASDAQ OMX and in-kind sponsors Ipreo and Gistr.”

About NIRI Twin Cities

NIRI’s purpose is to offer members a chance to network with other investor relations professionals, discuss current trends and issues affecting the world of IR, and promote an ongoing exchange of ideas. The NIRI Twin Cities board strives to incorporate these goals on a local level as well. Additionally, NIRI Twin Cities’ goal is to meet the specific needs of our local members in terms of networking, mentoring and program topics. We have over 60 members from across the state of Minnesota.

2013-2014 Twin Cities Chapter Board of Directors

  • President: J.C. Weigelt, St. Jude Medical
  • VP, Sponsorships: Heide Erickson, Capella Education
  • At Large Director: Laura Gagnon, Mosaic
  • VP, President-Elect and Membership: Justin Horstman, TCF
  • VP, Treasurer: Jeff Huebschen, G&K Services
  • At Large Director, Programs Chair: Bernadette McCormick, Business Wire
  • VP, Secretary: Jack Nielsen, Xcel Energy
  • At Large Director: Matt Sullivan, PadillaCRT
  • VP, Technology: Josh Williams, Ipreo

For more information on the NIRI Twin Cities chapter, visit:


NIRI Twin Cities
J.C. Weigelt – NIRI Twin Cities President
Director Investor Relations
Direct: +1 651-756-4347
Mobile: +1 651-353-1776

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