SmoochUnplugged Announces Placement of Six Candidates Since Firm Launch in July 2021

(Feb. 8, 2022) SmoochUnplugged, LLC, a human capital advisory firm focused on Investor Relations Officer and Chief Communications Officer talent acquisition, is pleased to announce that it has led successful placements of key leaders in these functions with companies in the life science, consumer, industrial, and technology industries:

• Scott Schmitz, Zeta Global, Vice President, Investor Relations
• Paul Goldberg, ABM Industries, Senior Vice President, Investor Relations
• Michael Knapp, GoHealth Urgent Care Centers, Vice President, Investor Relations
• Tara Atwood, Hyatt Hotel Corporation, Director, Investor Relations
• Nathan Melihercik, Logitech, Global Head of Investor Relations
• Bulent Ozcan, Scientific Games, Senior Director, Investor Relations

“We’re proud to have partnered with some of the world’s most recognized, global brands to recruit high-octane talent into Investor Relations Officer roles since our inception six months ago,” said Founder & CEO, Smooch Repovich Reynolds. “Our 30+ year focus in recruiting exceptional talent into the IRO and CCO leadership roles has resulted in our client organizations’ equity valuation increasing by more than $850B during this last decade. Placing the right people in the right positions means we help our clients to create long-term value for their organizations.”


SmoochUnplugged, LLC is a high octane, global talent consulting firm that offers Investor Relations Officer and Chief Communications executive search and strategic human capital advisory specifically directed toward financial market success and corporate brand stewardship. The firm’s CEO is recognized as a market maker with respected investment community leaders, Boards of Directors, and management teams, with a charter to solve human capital challenges through innovative, provocative and impactful collaborations with clients and talent around the world. The Firm’s portfolio of success spans clients in all industries and all sectors of the public company journey from pre-IPO to mega cap entities, and tremendous success has occurred by partnering with recognized PE firms to recruit exceptional IRO talent who serve as their portfolio companies’ stewards of brand leadership as these entities transition to the public markets.

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