Tony Schor is President and Founder of Investor Awareness, Inc. and North Shore Public Relations, Inc. Tony is a proven professional in media, corporate communications and investor relations, providing strategic communications advice and results to countless companies worldwide and across diverse industries.
He is a highly valued resource to its clients, and continues to represent many types of organizations including private companies, consultants, business alliances and publicly traded entities.
Tony’s expertise encompasses areas such as media relations, initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, key message development, expectations management, crisis communications, corporate positioning, management transitions, changes in control, strategic investments and alliances, investment community marketing and emerging markets issues. He has assisted companies with assembling management teams, boards of directors and scientific advisory boards; and formulating business, financial and communications strategies.
Tony has helped form an extremely loyal business base, characterized by a strong history of repeat clients and specializes in effectively promoting their strengths to influential audiences.
A graduate of University of Illinois, Tony has been a member of several Advisory Boards for organizations including Highland Park Bank & Trust, a Wintrust bank; DailyDAC LLC, a subscription based bi-weekly e-newsletter aimed at active investors focusing on investing in or acquiring companies in transition or their assets; and Animated Athletics, Inc., a privately held technology company. Tony is also a volunteer member of FOCUS on the Arts as well as served on the Event Committee for the Cystic Fibrosis Chapter of Illinois.
Tony has been quoted in industry publications and is a member of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI), the National Investment Banking Association (NIBA) Philadelphia Securities Association (PSA) and the Southern California Investment Association, Inc. (SCIA). Tony has been an industry panelist and speaker covering an array of topics and has appeared in publications including: www.ChicagoNow.com, Entrepreneur Magazine, National Investor Relations Association Publication, “IRO Update”, Chicago Tribune and Reuters News Service.