Houston—August 15, 2012—Origin’s Senior Collaboration Team will be out in force at the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI) 2012 Southwest Regional Conference. Origin will join more than 100 investor relations professionals at the annual conference, which will include interactive sessions and industry insights while addressing recent regulatory and governance issues.

“While we understand the IR challenges our clients face, this event is our opportunity to literally step into their world, learn side-by-side about the issues of the day and discover new opportunities to help our clients improve their stakeholder relations,” said Principal Jimmie Ruggerio. “NIRI is an outstanding organization, and we are pleased to support the regional conference.”

Along with Ruggerio, Account Manager Laura Wheless, Account Coordinator Sarah Grimmer and Senior Strategist Aimee Borders will join the IR community of practitioners, counselors and providers in attendance.