An equity conference that brings together Pennsylvania public company
executives with key money managers, analysts and institutional investors
will take place in Pittsburgh on May 29 at the David L. Lawrence
Stuart B. Strasner, CFA Society of Pittsburgh Director and Senior
Investment Advisor, Vice President, PNC Wealth Management
Malcolm Polley, Past President, CFA Society of Pittsburgh; Executive
Vice President & Managing Director, S&T Wealth Management, and
President and Chief Investment Officer, Stewart Capital Advisors LLCJennifer R. Minter, Shareholder, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, and
Kerstin Schuler, Vice President, Business Development, Buchanan
Ingersoll & Rooney PCTodd Douds, Senior Vice President, Fort Pitt Capital GroupPatrick Kane, President, Pittsburgh Chapter of the National Investor
Relations Institute, and Director, Investor Relations, EQT Corporation
Kelly Szejko, President, National Association of
Corporate Directors - Three Rivers Chapter
Bill Adams, Vice President, The Economic Club of Pittsburgh, Assistant
Vice President and Senior International Economist, The PNC Financial
Roy Granato, Regional Manager, Curran & Connors, Inc.Jill Connor, Regional Vice President, Business Wire
Dorothy Martin, CEO, Optimum Companies
Financial Executives International-Pittsburgh Chapter
The 2014 INVESTPennsylvania Equity Conference will be Pittsburgh’s
second. Its successful debut in December 2012 featured 15 companies,
including US Steel, EQT Corporation and Hershey. The conference – which
takes place in partnership with the CFA Society of Pittsburgh – provides
a day-long forum for senior management to give formal group
presentations and meet one-on-one with individuals to discuss company
performance, game-changing innovations and growth plans.
“Shareholders and potential investors can hear the value proposition
from these companies, whatever their market size or industry sector,”
said Terry McWilliams, who is chairman of the Pennsylvania event and of
INVEST conferences in Ohio, Indiana, Tennessee and Kentucky.
“The conference was valuable to us because it provided an opportunity to
renew acquaintances in the investment community and tell our unique
business story,” said Gail A. Gerono, Vice President, Investor Relations
and Communications at Calgon Carbon Corporation, which presented at the
Members of the professional investment community can attend as
conference guests of the conference.
A steering committee of investment and business leaders from the region
oversees the planning and execution of the conference. Several members
of the steering committee have been working for several years to
establish such a conference to Pittsburgh.
Bill Flanagan, Executive Vice President – Corporate Relations, Allegheny
Conference on Community Development, said the conference, “showcases
Pittsburgh’s strength as a corporate center, home to more than 100
multi-billion dollar global companies that are headquartered here or
base a significant global business here, along with an array of growing
businesses based on energy, banking, manufacturing, IT and healthcare.”
Flanagan was the staff lead for The Pittsburgh G-20 Partnership in 2009.
The INVESTPA audience includes analysts, institutional investors,
pension funds, wealth managers, and other money managers, including
chartered financial analyst (CFA) members and candidates.
In addition to McWilliams and Flanagan, members of the steering
The steering committee also includes representatives of the presenting
public companies and the event’s key underwriters:
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, a nationally recognized full-service
law firm that provides integrated legal services and advises public
companies on corporate governance, complex capital market transactions
and regulatory compliance matters.
Fort Pitt Capital Group Inc., a privately owned Pittsburgh-based
investment manager that serves high net-worth individuals, manages
accounts for investment companies, pension and profit sharing plans,
charitable organizations, corporations, and state or municipal
Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global leader in
press release distribution and regulatory disclosure. IR, PR, public
policy and marketing professionals rely on Business Wire to accurately
distribute market-moving news and multimedia, host online newsrooms
and IR websites, build content marketing platforms, generate social
engagements and provide audience analysis.
Early registration is available for members of the investment community.
To receive an advance conference registration code, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
and include your name, title and organization.
In addition to formal presentations and individual meetings, the
conference features keynote speakers who provide analysis on economic
and investment topics. For the latest information about the conference,
sponsors, participating companies and attendance requirements, visit the
website at www.invest-pa.com.
Media and corporate participation:
Terry McWilliams, chairman,
Stu Strasner, PNC Bank, 412-768-2557
Kerstin Schuler, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC,
Douds, Fort Pitt Capital Group, 412-921-1822
Source: INVESTPennsylvania Equity Conference