Perri Finnican, Director of Business Development

Perri Finnican is the Director of Business Development at Stern Investor Relations, where she has been instrumental in driving growth and cultivating new business opportunities since joining in 2019. With a focus on coordinating and implementing strategic plans, Perri collaborates closely with senior leadership to expand the company’s client base and enhance existing relationships.

As the first point of contact for potential clients, Perri excels in building rapport and guiding them through the pitching process. Her expertise lies in developing comprehensive proposals in response to initial conversations or formal Requests for Proposals (RFPs). Once a new company comes on board, Perri seamlessly facilitates account startup and transition, working alongside her dedicated team members.

Witnessing the success and enduring partnerships that companies forge under her guidance is the most gratifying aspect of Perri’s role. She is deeply inspired by the unwavering dedication her colleagues demonstrate toward their clients, which sets their work apart in the industry. Additionally, Perri actively contributes to strategic marketing initiatives and operational planning, including social media and fulfilling social committee responsibilities.

Prior to her tenure at Stern, Perri honed her skills in independent film financing while working for a renowned film director. In this capacity, she played a pivotal role in securing funding for up-and-coming filmmakers, facilitating script sales, and forging beneficial business partnerships. Notably, a few of the projects she helped finance can be enjoyed on popular streaming platforms such as Netflix and Hulu.

Perri holds a B.A. from Gettysburg College and an M.B.A. from Pepperdine University’s Graziadio Business School. Beyond her professional pursuits, Perri nurtures a passion for travel, having explored nearly 50 countries thus far. Embracing an active lifestyle, she eagerly seeks out the best hiking trails in the Los Angeles area, volunteering with at-risk youth and cherishes quality time spent with her loved ones.