CLEVELAND – Dix & Eaton Incorporated announced today that Kellie Friery has joined its investor relations practice as an account executive. In this role, Friery develops and executes communication messages, strategies and programs to support corporate executives in effectively positioning their companies with investors, security analysts and business media.
Before joining Dix & Eaton, Friery was a senior auditor with Ernst & Young, LLP in Cleveland, where she assisted in financial statement audits and provided regulatory guidance to Fortune 500 companies in the financial services industry.
A certified public accountant, Friery graduated cum laude from the University of Notre Dame with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accountancy. While at Notre Dame, she co-authored a case study, “Arthur Andersen, LLP: An Accounting Firm in Crisis,” which is currently part of the curriculum at several universities. Friery is a member of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI) and the Notre Dame Young Alumni of Cleveland.
Dix & Eaton, a public relations and investor relations specialty firm, partners with client management teams to harness the power of communications to significantly improve performance by jointly building the messages and communications platforms that over time positively shape the attitudes and behaviors of an organization’s key stakeholder groups – investors, customers and employees. The firm has specialty practices in investor relations, marketing communications, employee communications, crisis management, media relations and transaction communications. Founded in 1952, Dix & Eaton today is the largest employee-owned PR and IR firm in the United States. For more information, visit www.dix-eaton.com.
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