General Session Speaker
Jeff Morgan, CAE
President & CEO
Jeff Morgan is President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI). He became NIRI's CEO in January 2008 after a successful track record of more than 18 years in professional association management.
Jeff is responsible for defining and executing a plan to achieve the vision for NIRI's future, keeping NIRI ahead of key regulations and profession trends, recognizing and leveraging NIRI's many chapters to more effectively represent the profession, and ensuring NIRI conforms with the highest standards of transparency and provides maximum value to members.
Prior to joining NIRI, Morgan was Chief Operating Officer of the Futures Industry Association (FIA) for almost nine years. He was also Executive Vice President of the Institute for Financial Markets (IFM), an affiliate of the FIA. Prior to joining FIA, Jeff served as the number two staff officer of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA).
As COO of the FIA, Jeff was responsible for all business operations of the organization and led various industry initiatives, including the industry's business continuity efforts. As chief staff executive for the IFM, Morgan was responsible for working with trustees and staff to implement the mission of the organization in the areas of financial services education, ethics and data services.
A Pennsylvania native, Jeff received his bachelor's degree in Business Administration in 1982 with an emphasis in Finance and Information Technology from Susquehanna University. Morgan was awarded his Masters Degree program in Nonprofit Management from Eastern University in 2008.
Morgan is a member and Fellow of the American Society of Association Executives, and serves on the NYSE Individual Investors Advisory Committee. Jeff resides in Crownsville, Maryland with his wife Susan of 24 years and has two children in college.
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