INVESTPennsylvania Equity Conference Returns to Pittsburgh May 29
2014 INVESTPennsylvania Equity Conference
PITTSBURGH -- February 25, 2014
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 Convention Center.
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
“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 inaugural event.
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 committee
*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 LLC
*Jennifer R. Minter, Shareholder, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, and
Kerstin Schuler, Vice President, Business Development, Buchanan Ingersoll
& Rooney PC
*Todd Douds, Senior Vice President, Fort Pitt Capital Group
*Patrick Kane, President, Pittsburgh Chapter of the National Investor
Relations Institute, and Director, Investor Relations, EQT Corporation
*Kelly Szejko,President, NationalAssociation of CorporateDirectors -
*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 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 government
*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
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
Media and corporate participation:
Terry McWilliams, chairman, INVESTPA, 412-567-3818
Stu Strasner, PNC Bank, 412-768-2557
Kerstin Schuler, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, 412-562-8800
Todd Douds, Fort Pitt Capital Group, 412-921-1822
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