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Smooch Repovich Reynolds serves as managing partner of the global Investor Relations and Communications Practice Group.

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Smooch Repovich Reynolds serves as managing partner of the global Investor Relations and Communications Practice Group.

Smooch’s expertise is highly focused in the investor relations/finance, communications and brand marketing professions. She has served clients across a broad array of industries, ranging in size from pre-IPO start-ups to Fortune 500 corporations, as well as non-profit entities/associations. As a former corporate communications and financial public relations practitioner, Smooch approaches her work from the standpoint of first-hand knowledge of the functions and advises her clients as such bringing clarity to their IR and Communications challenges.

Prior to joining DHR, Smooch was a partner in the Los Angeles office of Caldwell Partners, and was the leader of the firm’s Investor Relations and Communications Practice.

Previously, Smooch was the senior vice president/CCO at The Irvine Company, where she was responsible for redefining the communications function. Before that, she served as the founder and CEO of The Repovich-Reynolds Group, a retained search and management consulting firm specializing in the investor relations, communications and marketing functions throughout North America.

A dynamic lecturer, keynote speaker, media expert on employment issues, and frequent contributor to global professional journals and newsletters, Smooch has been featured on CNBC’s “Power Lunch,” CNN-TV, Bloomberg TV, Fox News and myriad other TV network affiliate broadcast news programs.

Smooch holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Southern California. < Read less

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12 Reasons Why Companies Hire Executive Search Firms

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March 2017 | Hunt Scanlon Media

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June 2016 | Videos

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October 2016 | Hunt Scanlon

Working with Millennials

Smooch Reynolds is one of the most respected C-suite executive recruiters in the country. She’s currently global investor relations and communications practice group leader with DHR International. She’s been an IR and communications functional search expert for more than 20 years, and before that she was, herself, a chief communications officer. More >

February 2016 | CEO.com

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December 2015 | SmartBlog

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June 2015

Recruiting Millennials: Where to Begin

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May 2015 | IR Magazine

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April 2015 | Treasury & Risk

The Merging of IR and Treasury

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March 2015 | White Papers

Successful CFOs’ Best Kept Secret: The Merging of IR and Treasury

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September 2014 | Fortune

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July 2014 | U.S. News and World Report

U.S. Employers Add 288,000 Jobs in June

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