My guest will be Deborah K. Pawlowski, IRC, Chairman & CEO of Kei Advisors LLC which she founded in July 2000. A graduate of West Point, where she received her B.S. in General Engineering, she served five years in the US Army, rising to the rank of Captain. Professionally, she has more than thirty years of experience in investor relations, marketing, strategic planning and management. Investor relations programs she has managed have been awarded the prestigious Association for Investment Management and Research Award for Excellence in Corporate Reporting and Investor Relations. She has experience with numerous debt and equity offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and strategic shifts, as well as a wide variety of corporate crisis events. Her experience base comes from both the corporate perspective, while leading the investor relations program at National Fuel Gas Company (NFG), a diversified energy company, and American Precision Industries Inc., a diversified manufacturing company, and as a consultant with more than fifteen years as founder of Kei Advisors LLC. Ms. Pawlowski’s breadth of experience and dynamic energy combine to provide counsel to executive management and Boards of Directors in investor relations initiatives and capital markets positioning. She also develops plans for crisis situations while coaching management through challenging issues.
Ms. Pawlowski received her M.B.A. from the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York. She is a former member of the Board of Directors of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI), past President of the NIRI Virtual Chapter, and current member of the Advisory Committee to the NIRI Virtual Chapter Board. She serves as President of the West Point Society of Western New York and leads the Founding Committee of the Western New York Investors Conference.