Sarah Shepard was promoted to Regional Vice President of Business Wire, New York, in September 2011. Shepard joined Business Wire in 2005 as a Senior Account Manager and was named Director of New York Sales in January, 2009.
Shepard is a member of National Investor Relations Institute and participates in several national and local industry groups, such as the Public Relations Society of America, The Council of Public Relations Firms, The Publicity Club of New York, The Social Media Club and The Entertainment Publicists Professional Society.
Prior to joining Business Wire, Sarah spent 12 years in the financial communications and investor relations industry. She was a Vice President of ROI Group Associates, Inc., an investor relations firm. Earlier in her career, she was a Managing Director of KCSA Public Relations Worldwide, a leading integrated investor relations, public relations and marketing agency.
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