INTER-REGIONAL FINANCIAL GROUP NAMES B.J. FRENCH VICE PRESIDENT, CORPORATION COMMUNICATIONS
INTER-REGIONAL FINANCIAL GROUP NAMES
B.J. FRENCH VICE PRESIDENT, CORPORATION COMMUNICATIONS
MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Inter-Regional Financial Group, Inc. (IFG) (NYSE: IFG), parent company of regional broker-dealers Dain Bosworth Incorporated and Rauscher Pierce Refsnes, Inc., today announced that B.J. French has joined the firm as vice president of corporate communications. Effective Nov. 1, she assumed leadership of the corporation's communications strategy including financial publications, media and investor relations, management presentations, meetings arrangements and community relations.
"B.J. French brings to her new assignment at IFG an extensive background in corporate communications, public relations and community affairs," stated Irving Weiser, president and chief executive officer and her immediate supervisor. Most recently she was director of corporate communications at Tonka Corporation from December 1989 through September 1991. Prior to joining Tonka, she managed her own public relations consulting business from 1987 to 1989 and was manager of corporate public relations at Dayton Hudson Corporation from 1978 to 1987.
French received her bachelor's degree from Phillips University and her master's in journalism and mass communication from the University of Minnesota. She is accredited in public relations (APR) by the Public Relations Society of America. She is married to Minneapolis attorney John D. French and has two daughters, Keri Pickett and Kimberly Mahling.
Inter-Regional Financial Group, Inc., provides full-service securities and investment banking services in 21 states through its subsidiaries, Dain Bosworth Incorporated, Minneapolis, and Rauscher Pierce Refsnes, Inc., Dallas. The parent company's stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol IFG.
/CONTACT: B.J. French of Inter-Regional Financial Group, 612-371-2363/
(IFG) CO: Inter-Regional Financial Group, Inc. ST: Minnesota IN: FIN SU: PER JS -- MN015 -- 3024 11/11/91 12:09 EST