Webinar – The evolution of virtual conferences – Speaker biographies

Grant Bartucci, associate director of corporate access and broker relations, Point72
Grant Bartucci leads Point72’s corporate access origination function. In this role Mr. Bartucci is responsible for the Firm’s corporate access origination program, including establishing the Firm’s external branding message, relationship development and partnering with the corporate community, and organizing meetings between Point72 investment professionals and corporate management teams.

Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Bartucci worked as an associate for The Goldman Sachs Group and a manager at Ernst & Young.

Mr. Bartucci earned both his Bachelor of Business Administration and Master of Science in Accountancy from the University of Notre Dame, Mendoza College of Business. He currently is a CFA Charterholder, Certified Fraud Examiner, and Certified Public Accountant.


Thierry Elmaleh, IR partner, Q4
Thierry Elmaleh is an IR Partner at Q4 and brings two decades of experience connecting companies to the capital markets.  Most recently, he built and ran an IR program for a mid cap cannabis company listed in Canada where he deployed Q4 for his technology needs and experienced first hand the value the Q4 platform can deliver.  Prior to being in IR, Thierry spent in excess of 15 years on the sell side running Institutional US equity businesses in Canada for various global investment banks including BMO Capital Markets and Bank of America Merrill Lynch.  Thierry holds an MBA from the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management and has an undergraduate degree from McGill University.


Mary Turnbull, managing director, corporate access, Raymond James
Mary serves as Managing Director and Head of Corporate Access at Raymond James with an emphasis on collaborating with Investor Relations professionals to develop strategies for investor outreach and targeting. In this role, Mary is also responsible for partnering with Capital Markets, Investment Banking and Research professionals to develop and source content for Raymond James hosted general and sector-specific conferences, summits, symposiums, non-deal roadshows, bespoke trips and industry experts. Prior to joining Raymond James, Mary served in various research, sales and management roles at Lehman Brothers, Deutsche Bank and Salomon Smith Barney.

An active NIRI member, she is currently on the Board of NIRI Silicon Valley, and previously served on the Annual Conference Committee and President of the Central Florida chapter.  She is founder and co-chair of The Women in Capital Markets Symposium (WICM), an annual event devoted to advancing the professional development of women at Raymond James.

Mary received a BA in economics from Mount Holyoke College, and an MBA in finance from Fordham University.


Ben Ashwell, editor, Corporate Secretary & IR Magazine
Ben Ashwell is the editor at IR Magazine and Corporate Secretary, covering investor relations, governance, risk and compliance. Prior to this, he was the founder and editor of Executive Talent, the global quarterly magazine from the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants. Before moving to the US, Ben was the vice president and editor at Executive Grapevine, overseeing a daily news website, ten annual supplements and HR Grapevine, the UK’s leading HR and talent management magazine. In his spare time, Ben writes fiction, poetry and arts and culture reviews. Eyewear Publishing recently named him in their list of the Best New British and Irish Poets.

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