CHICAGO & NEW YORK, June 2, 2017 – Clermont Partners, a strategic financial communications firm with offices in Chicago and New York, is pleased to announce the appointment of Cindy Klimstra as Managing Director.
“Cindy brings more than 15 years of senior investor relations experience to the growing team at Clermont Partners,” said Victoria Sivrais, Founding Partner at Clermont Partners. “Throughout her career, she has managed a wide range of strategic communications challenges for companies that are newly public, high growth or in transition. Cindy will leverage her multi-faceted knowledge base to spearhead our firm’s marketing and business development efforts and add depth and support to the firm’s advisory capabilities.”
Ms. Klimstra’s practitioner expertise spans the software, technology, healthcare, gaming, manufacturing and real estate industries. She has specialized in developing executive-level communications programs that drive increased understanding of a company’s value proposition and attract new investment interest. Her unique background is complemented with an additional five years of business development, marketing and public relations experience, primarily with an independent investor relations consultancy.
Ms. Klimstra has held various leadership roles in the National Investor Relations Institute, including Chair of the Senior Roundtable in 2010 and 2011. She earned her MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Wyoming.
“Clermont Partners has continued to gain momentum in attracting companies to its client base that are seeking to better navigate change with their financial communications strategies,” said Ms. Sivrais. “Cindy’s combined strategic capabilities and diverse industry background will help bring experienced insights to Clermont Partner’s growing client portfolio.”
Ms. Klimstra’s role at Clermont Partners is effective immediately, where she is based in the San Francisco Bay Area.
About Clermont Partners
Clermont Partners helps companies navigate change. The firm works with clients to execute customized strategies that drive positive investor engagement, value and reputation.
The team provides highly-experienced counsel on a broad range of company challenges including investor relations issues, mergers and acquisitions, shareholder activism, media programs, restructurings, IPOs and the management of complex corporate, industry and crisis events. Driven by deep capital-markets expertise, Clermont Partners helps companies in the U.S. and Europe communicate effectively with investors and their influencers to advance their financial, corporate and reputational priorities.
The team has more than 75 years of combined experience and broad sector knowledge, expertise and global relationships with institutional investors, analysts, investment bankers, venture capital and private equity firms, financial as well as trade media and other influencers across the Industrials, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Energy, Telecommunications, Media & Technology and Consumer industries.