NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED INVESTOR RELATIONS PROFESSIONAL JULIA WARD JOINS LAMBERT’S TOP CAPITAL MARKETS TEAM
NEW YORK, August 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Lambertinvestor relations, public relations and integrated communications agency, announces that Julia Ward joined the company as general manager. In this role, Ward will leverage his more than 20 years of Investor Relations (IR) expertise to drive strategy, growth and account management initiatives for the Financial Services division within the Capital Markets Group. .
“Julia’s expertise and connections in the financial services industry are critical to developing and executing strategies that differentiate our financial technology, banking and payment services clients from the competition to create shareholder value. long-term,” Lambert’s Chief Strategy Officer said. mike houston. “The addition of his capabilities further strengthens our industry-leading talent pool that consistently ranks among the top teams in the nation for communications on IR, private equity, and M&A transactions.”
With decades of experience leading business relationships and corporate finance, Ward’s expertise spans the financial services, utilities, and business and professional services industries. She was honored as a Top IR Professional in 2020 by Institutional Investor’s All-American management team rankings. His other professional accomplishments include advising large caps on how best to improve their credibility, increase their analyst coverage, broaden their investor base and achieve optimal valuation.
Most recently, Ward served as Senior Vice President of Investor Relations at First Horizon Corporation, where she helped develop and manage the institution’s proactive investor relations strategy. Previously, she spent over four years at Zions Bancorporation as Vice President and Head of Investor Relations, where she played a key role on the top-ranked Investor Relations team. She has held various executive and analyst positions with a select list of large-cap organizations including National Grid UNITED STATES, Dun & Bradstreet Corporation, Public Service Enterprise Group and Invesco (Chancellor Capital Management). Ward earned his bachelor’s degree in economics from Rutgers University and is a member of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI).
“Leveraging my large-cap corporate experience, I am excited to lead Lambert’s investor relations advisory for banking and financial services practice,” said Ward. “Lambert’s full-service capabilities are impressive and unique in that the organization is deliberately structured to provide customers with specific industry expertise.”
Founded in 1998, Lambert invented PR and IR integrated agency model with over 20 years of continuous growth attributed to the company’s focus on strategic communications and the bottom line in achieving client goals. The award-winning national agency is among the top 40 public relations and the top 15 IR company with top 5 specialties in automotive and mobility, education and M&A/private equity, alongside strong practice areas in consumer packaged goods, healthcare and biotechnology, and tourism and hospitality. The company’s scope covers key talent hubs, including New York City, Detroit, Saint LouisHouston and Phoenix. Lambert is a founding partner of TiiCKERa shareholder engagement, marketing and benefits platform, and an equity partner of an independent minority-owned marketing agency 9th Wonder. Founder and President of Lambert Jeff Lambert is the Chairman of the World Board of PROI in the worldthe world’s largest and most diverse partnership of public relations firms, and named Ally of the Year 2021, Diversity Action Alliance’s top diversity award in public relations.