November 2018Talking Governance With T. Rowe Price’s Donna Anderson
The head of T. Rowe’s governance policy and engagement discusses the importance of treating active and passive managers differently, the pitfalls of quotas and unnecessary outreach, the benefits of virtual meetings and what puts her in a happy place (calls with no deck-flipping)
October 2018With One Year Complete at Gladstone Place Partners, Looking Ahead
A year ago today we at Gladstone Place Partners opened our doors. We started with a strong team that hit the ground running on day one, and we have made significant strides in a short 12 months.
October 2018Patricia Figueroa Joins Gladstone Place Partners as Senior Vice President
Gladstone Place Partners, a strategic and financial communications firm serving clients in the U.S. and abroad, announced that Patricia Figueroa has joined the firm as a Senior Vice President. Ms. Figueroa joins the firm from Arconic Inc., where she served as the head of investor relations since it launched as a stand-alone company after its separation from Alcoa Inc. in 2016.
August 2018GPP Summer Intern Class of 2018: Lessons Learned, Baseball and Free Lunch
This summer, GPP signed up its inaugural summer intern class. We had four interns with us over a two-month period: Taylor J. (Tulane), Jessica (University of Maryland), Alex (Yale) and Connor (Boston College). Before they said their goodbyes, GPP put them through their paces. Each of them made a big contribution to our firm during their internships and took the first step in a career in financial communications.
March 2018Preparing for the Year of the "S"
Guns, addiction, discrimination. While classic shareholder activists remain a front-burner concern for corporate America, companies are also grappling with a wave of environmental, social and governance (ESG) policy pressures. Within that struggle, the “S” factor is under the microscope.