Jennifer K. Zimmons, PhD, MBA, serves as President of Zimmons International Communications, Inc. (ZIC), managing all aspects of client services. ZIC was founded by Dr. Zimmons in 2012, based on the belief that integrating essential investor relations activities during a company's early stages can enhance the potential for long-term value and optimize shareholder value. ZIC's clients include private companies looking to develop/enhance their brand awareness, corporate messaging, and media recognition (industry/financial/advocacy) as well as public companies (domestic and international) requiring various types of investor, analyst, and media exposure within the US. Dr. Zimmons is also a consultant to US/international family offices, venture capitalists, and private equity groups to manage the branding and positioning of their portfolio companies. She is a member of the press, serves as Program Chair for Women in Bio (New York Chapter), and is a Strategic Partner to a bespoke medical-device consulting firm that advises companies with innovative, FDA-approved medical devices. Additionally, Dr. Zimmons is proud to be a Board Advisor to a leading internationally-focused, emerging-markets family office that is veteran-owned and operated.
Ms. Zimmons served as Managing Director at Cooper Global Communications, LLC. (previously named Strategic Growth) where she originated client relationships and managed all aspects of client services including: industry analysis, media, advocacy group outreach, development of financial/corporate materials, road show orchestration, conference participation, uplistings, analyst coverage, and assistance with capital raising.
Industry expertise includes healthcare, technology, energy, and select break-out opportunities. Ms. Zimmons is considered a pioneer in introducing many successful Australian and OTCQX-listed companies to US investors. She is an active participant and strong supporter of many women-in-business initiatives, Australian/international organizations, as well as art/cultural/style events in the New York area. She has been a featured keynote speaker and panelist at several financial and women-in-business events. Ms. Zimmons' insights on investor relations have been quoted in various articles featured on Nasdaq.com.
Ms. Zimmons holds an MBA from American University, a PhD from Texas Tech University, and a Bachelor of Arts from Marymount University.
Interests that Ms. Zimmons enjoys include international travel, art, high fashion, culture, and fine living.
Domestic & International Affiliates - Depending on a client's need, ZIC's value-added resources include a full spectrum of relationships with individuals and groups to draw upon for client projects requiring a specific type of expertise or skill set. Illustrations include planning large-scale special events, organizing corporate and shareholder meetings, maximizing the impact of various consumer and public relations initiatives, rebranding and graphic design capabilities. ZIC also has a variety of preferred venders for referral in legal, accounting, and investment banking services.