Archives: Our team

Chris Hodges

Chris Hodges is the CEO & Founder of the Alpha IR Group and former Co-Founder of Ashton Partners. He has been a strategic IR consultant for over two decades and has counseled clients across all industries, and through various points of the business cycle, including multiple recessions and valuation peaks. Hodges has counseled over 750 […]

Written by on April 17, 2020

Mike Cummings

Michael Cummings is a Partner, President and General Manager of Alpha’s Boston office. Cummings has extensive experience managing client relationships, developing messaging strategies, and conducting strategic investor outreach. Much of his investor relations work has involved crisis management, management transitions, and transaction communications. Prior to joining Alpha IR Group, Cummings was the Senior Vice President […]

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Bobby Winters

Bobby Winters is a Senior Managing Director and GM of Alpha IR Group’s New York City office. Winters joined Alpha IR Group in 2015 and brought extensive money management and Wall Street experience. Previously, Winters spent 13 years as a buy-side analyst and portfolio manager for Zesiger Capital Group, LLC, a New York City based […]

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Jackie Marcus

Jackie Marcus is Managing Director of Alpha IR Group’s Boston office. She joined the firm in 2017 and has over a decade of experience implementing investor relations programs, as well as providing special situations counsel including IPOs, spin-offs, shareholder activism, and M&A support across multiple sectors. Prior to joining Alpha IR, Marcus was a Senior […]

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Joe Caminiti

Joe Caminiti joined Alpha IR Group in 2016 and is an up and coming leader in the Chicago office. His role includes investor research, market intelligence, and managing client deliverables. Prior to joining Alpha IR, Caminiti worked as a research analyst on the investment team at Mesirow Advanced Strategies, an institutional alternative investment manager focused […]

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Ryan Coleman

Ryan Coleman joined Alpha IR Group in 2016 and has quickly risen within the Alpha ranks. His role includes investor research, market intelligence, and managing client deliverables. Prior to joining the Alpha team, he worked in private wealth management at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. While at Merrill Lynch, Coleman was responsible for sourcing and […]

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Sofia Byrne

Sofia Byrne joined Alpha IR Group in early 2017 and has expanded Alpha’s presence to Dallas by opening our Dallas office in 2020. Her role includes conducting financial analysis, investor research, communicating with the buy-side/sell-side, and she is responsible for creating and managing client deliverables. Prior to joining Alpha IR, Byrne worked as a research […]

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Austin Murray

Austin Murray joined Alpha IR Group in 2020. His role includes financial analysis, investor research, investor targeting, and market intelligence. Prior to joining Alpha, Murray worked in investment banking for 3 firms – Brown Gibbons Lang & Company, Houlihan Lokey, and R.W. Baird. There he gained experience with capital raising and M&A transaction advisory. Murray […]

Written by on December 4, 2020

Jeremy McKinzie

Jeremy McKinzie joined Alpha IR Group in 2020. His role includes financial analysis, investor research, investor targeting, and market intelligence. Prior to Joining Alpha, McKinzie was the CEO & Founder of Rising Advantage, an independent equity research firm with focus on media and tech. He also worked as an equity research associate at The Benchmark […]

Written by on December 7, 2020

David Freund

David Freund joined Alpha IR Group in 2019. His role includes financial analysis, perception study development, investor research, investor targeting, market intelligence, and shareholder activism defense. Prior to joining Alpha IR Group, Freund worked as a risk administrator for Republic Business Credit, a commercial lender, where his primary responsibilities included credit risk analysis, trend forecasting, […]

Written by on November 12, 2020