About NIBA

About NIBA

The National Investment Banking Association (NIBA)

About NIBA

Since 1982, The National Investment Banking Association (NIBA) has been a not-for-profit association for the micro-cap and small-cap investment community and has hosted 148 investment conferences featuring public and private micro-cap and small-cap companies seeking access to the financial industry.

NIBA Member/Attendees

NIBA’s member firms have a 40 year track record of successfully completing thousands of transactions totaling over $60 billion in new capital for emerging growth companies and are responsible for 90% of all IPOs under $20 million.

NIBA’s network is comprised of thousands of investment professionals representing over 60 key industry services and includes over 8,800 registered representatives that have over $100 billion assets under management.

Emily Foshee

Executive Director

Emily is currently the Executive Director of NIBA. Emily was hired by NIBA in 1999 as Operations Manager. In 2001 she assumed the title of Director of Conference Services. In 2002 Emily was named Assistant Executive Director and was appointed to Executive Director in 2004. As Executive Director, Emily works jointly with the Board of Directors, the Members, the Associate Members, and Industry Partners to achieve the goals and mission of NIBA. She works extensively with the presenting companies to coordinate their presentations at all conferences and to assist with their follow-up during and after all meetings, allowing for maximum exposure to the broker dealer community. Emily has worked to develop new marketing techniques which utilize the Internet, viral marketing, and significant industry assets and resources provided by the Association.

Prior to NIBA, Emily worked for Wachovia Bank (Charleston, South Carolina) as Assistant to both the Affluent Market Manager for Coastal South Carolina and the Regional Executive of Private Banking, where she was the liasion between the Executive level and Senior Management. Emily’s other positions have included Assistant to the Senior Vice President of the Communications Department at Aon Consulting (North Carolina), Assistant to the Senior Vice President of Marketing and the Senior Vice President of the Special Events for GBA Systems (North Carolina), and as a fully licensed Associate Agent with Nationwide Insurance Company.

D. Scott Foshee

Chief Information and Technology Officer

Scott is currently Chief Information Officer for NIBA. Scott is NIBA’s Webmaster, and he oversees all computer information and office systems including databases, computer system networking, security, firewalls, and routers. Scott builds and manages fax and email lists, writes and maintains the quarterly membership directory, and creates the computerized audio/visual informational presentations given on a quarterly basis at the NIBA Conferences. Scott is also in charge of writing, organizing, and conducting all software training, as well as supporting remote users.

Prior to NIBA, Scott worked at Ness Motley (Charleston, South Carolina) as a Litigation Support Analyst. He also worked at Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice (North Carolina), Kilpatrick Stockton (formerly Petree Stockton, North Carolina), and The Bornn Firm (formerly Law Offices of Edith L. Bornn, St. Thomas, USVI). Scott was also an intern for Senator Robert C. Byrd, President Pro Tempore, U.S. Senate, and Congressman Nick J. Rahall, II, U.S. House of Representatives. Scott attended Southwestern University School of Law. Scott received his Bachelor of Arts with a double major in Political Science and Philosophy and a minor in History from Emory University (Atlanta, Georgia).