Get to know your new NIRI-Houston board members for 2012-2013 year! #5 – Sydney Isaacs

emicheli|October 1, 2012

NIRI-Houston 2012-2013 board members profile feature #5 is Vice President Special Events & Programming, Sydney Isaacs. Read below for more on what Sydney deems inspiring and why she likes NIRI and Houston.

  1. What’s your favorite vacation spot?
    Hiking in Montana
  2. What’s your favorite dessert or type of food?
    I love tacos, and it isn’t that exciting but I absolutely love salads.
  3. What inspires you?
    My parents inspire me for always seeking a chance to learn, not being afraid to be entrepreneurial, and giving so much back to their community.
  4. Describe yourself in a single sentence?
    Every day I think I won the lottery because I have a job I love and supportive and fun family and friends. And my dog, Stanley.
  5. Would you rather be known as a famous leader or a famous inventor?
    Inventor, so long as it is something really cool.
  6. Would you rather talk like Yoda or breathe like Darth Vader?
    Yikes, I don’t know who Yoda is but I don’t like Darth Vader’s breathing, so Yoda it is!
  7. What’s your favorite thing about Houston?
    So much to do – museums, opera, theaters, swimming in the summer… And of course rodeo!
  8. How long have you been a NIRI member?
    I was a member in the LA chapter and have been in the Houston chapter for two years.
  9. How long have you served on the NIRI board?
    This is my first year!
  10. Why did you decide to join the NIRI board?
    I really enjoy working with the other great board members.
  11. What’s the biggest benefit that NIRI gives you?
    Getting the inside view of trends in the IR profession.
  12. What came first: the chicken or the egg?
    You have to have a chicken to lay an egg, duh!


Sydney’s Logistics and Contact Information:

NIRI BOARD POSITION: Vice President Special Events & Programming
COMPANY NAME: The Abernathy MacGregor Group
COMPANY TITLE: Senior Vice President



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