Matthew J. Dennis, CFA

Mr. Dennis has created and implemented highly successful investor relations programs for public companies in all major industries from consumer products to electronics, energy to finance, healthcare to manufacturing, and textiles to transportation. He began his financial career in New York City at the global investment bank of Kidder Peabody and subsequently was employed by McDonald & Company Securities in Cleveland, Ohio, both currently UBS companies.

He is past president and member of the board of NIRI’s Northern Ohio Chapter and past president and treasurer and current special advisor to the board of directors of the CFA Society of Cleveland. A CFA Charterholder, he is an active member of the CFA Institute (CFAI) and formerly sat on its President’s Council. In addition, Dennis is a member the Round Table Group and is available to serve as an expert witness for investor relations and corporate transparency litigation.

Dennis earned his MBA in Banking and Finance from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland and his bachelor's degree from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. In addition, he holds a degree in Agronomy from Ohio State University, and acts as a mentor to graduate business students at Case Western Reserve University.

His background and familiarity with both the regional and global investment communities, as well as his extensive hands-on IR experience, have resulted in valuable relationships in the key financial centers and beyond. CPG’s clients directly benefit from these relationships, his practical experience and his ability to generate tangible results.

Timothy E. Cox

Mr. Cox joined the CPG team in 2011, after several years as creative consultant. He brings more than 20 years of experience in graphic design, art direction and corporate communications. Proficiencies include marketing and investor-oriented collateral, creating and producing engaging print and electronic media—acknowledged by clients for enhancing brand awareness—and maximizing corporate messaging.

Cox has managed and directed diverse creative agencies, developing integrated marketing campaigns from concept through final success metrics and distribution of creative assets worldwide. Previously, he served as creative director for Aironet Wireless Communications. He retained his position when Aironet was acquired by Cisco Systems, rising to the position of brand champion, with responsibilities for managing brands, industrial design and user-interface designs. Prior to that, he worked at Watt, Roop & Company, where he designed annual reports and other publications. His branding and marketing experience span a host of industries, including IT, financial and retail, for such well-recognized corporations as Cisco, Progressive Insurance and OfficeMax, among others.

Cox earned his Master of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design from Ohio University and has studied under Milton Glaser at the School of Visual Arts in New York City.