Perri Finnican, Director of Business Development

Perri Finnican is the Director of Business Development at Stern Investor Relations. Since joining Stern in 2019, Perri has worked with senior leadership to develop, coordinate and implement plans designed to increase existing business and capture new business opportunities. She has first contact with potential new clients and is a helpful liaison throughout the pitching process. Perri develops proposals in response to initial conversations and/or formal RFPs. Once a new company signs on, Perri works with her other team members to coordinate account startup and transition. The most rewarding part of her job is seeing companies flourish and build long standing relationships with their account leads. The dedication that Perri’s coworkers show to their clients is one of the most unique parts of this job. Perri is also involved in some strategic marketing and operation planning, such as SEO development and social committee responsibilities.

Prior to joining Stern Investor Relations, Perri worked for a prominent film director doing independent film financing. In this role, she helped up and coming filmmakers obtain funding, sell their scripts, or find the appropriate business partners. Being on a small team Perri was given the chance to dive into a wide variety of roles and even hosted meetings with some of Hollywood’s most elite stars. The documentaries and movies that she helped fund can be seen on a variety of streaming platforms, including Netflix and Hulu!

Perri has a B.A. in Religious Studies, Philosophy and Business from Gettysburg College and an M.B.A. from Pepperdine University’s Graziadio Business School. Perri has a passion for travel, having visited over 45 countries prior to being kept home due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In her spare time, Perri enjoys being outside as much as possible, trying to find the best hikes in the New York City area and spending quality time with family and friends.