ATHENS, GA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/23/13 -- The National Investment Banking Association (NIBA) announced the 2013 Officers and Committee Chair appointments who will provide leadership to the organization.
New Appointment of Co-Chairmen of the Board of Directors
James E. Hock of Hanover International and Erick Paulson of Paulson Investment Company have been re-appointed Co-Chairs of the NIBA Board of Directors. Hock stated, "NIBA was formed in 1982 for the primary purpose of assisting broker/dealers in the syndication of their investment banking projects and to give micro/small-cap companies a forum in which to present their story to sophisticated Wall Street professionals. NIBA continues to play a critical and necessary role in support of investment bankers, broker/dealers, investment advisors, capital market service providers and micro/small-cap companies, because, as history has demonstrated, providing essential growth capital and market exposure to promising young companies helps empower them to build shareholder value, create new jobs and positively impact our nation's economy."
Committee Chair Appointments
The following are the committees and newly appointed chair people, which will report to the
NIBA Board of Directors:
Committee ChairpersonMembership David Herlands, D.M. Roth & Associates - Co-Chair Tim Hillert, D.M. Roth & Associates - Co-Chair Lisa Loew, VStock Transfer - Co-ChairSyndicate Douglas Aguililla, ViewTrade Securities, Inc.Marketing/Sponsorship Jay Norris, MaloneBailey, LLP - Co-Chair Caroline Rosen, MaloneBailey, LLP - Co-ChairAdvisory Michael R. Fugler, ASG Securities, Inc.Education James F. Twaddell, Barrett and CompanyLegal/Governmental Affairs Raul Rodriguez, Esq., Rodriguez & Assoc.
Emily Foshee, Executive Director of NIBA, stated, "The entire financial services industry has been forced to reevaluate and reinvent itself to conform to new laws, rules, regulations and attitudes. NIBA did the same and, in so doing, found within itself a new more focused and rededicated organization than before. NIBA now has some of its brightest, most experienced members leading the charge to expand our organization's national membership base, form strategic industry alliances, advocate legislation favorable to our members, and design high- powered conferences that effectively address the new dynamic in capital raising and financial services education. We're very excited about the future of NIBA and enthusiastically encourage all stakeholders in the financial services industry to consider joining us in aligning all of our mutual interests."
About National Investment Banking Association (NIBA)
NIBA is a national non-profit trade association serving and offering membership to FINRA Members including investment banking firms and boutique corporate finance firms as well as specialized investment brokerage firms. NIBA also provides valuable services to its members with its base of Associate Members, who also serve on our Board, which include institutional investors, hedge fund managers, securities attorneys, CPAs, regulatory consultants, investor and public relations firms and other domestic and international industry professionals.
Since its inception, NIBA member firms have successfully completed over 1,000 equity offerings totaling over $10 billion in new capital for America's finest emerging growth companies. The member firms of NIBA represent over 8,000 registered representatives with an estimated $78 billion in assets under management, and are responsible for 90% of all initial public offerings under $20 million. For more information, please visit our website www.nibanet.org. You can also follow NIBA updates on Twitter @NIBAnet.
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