Founding Partner and Senior Advisor
Rhonda Chiger, Co-founder and Senior Advisor to Rx Communications, has more than 20 years' experience in the healthcare communications field, working with privately held, pre-IPO, and publicly traded companies. In her career, Rhonda has directed financial communications programs for numerous companies in the process of an initial public offering.
Prior to founding Rx in 2000, Rhonda was the Senior Managing Director of Global Consulting for Thomson Financial Investor Relations, a division of Thomson Financial Services.
Previously, Rhonda was Senior Vice President of Dewe Rogerson, Inc., the U.K.-based financial communications firm. While at Dewe Rogerson, she headed the firm's Healthcare Communications Group, which included teams specializing in investor relations, media relations, and editorial services. In this capacity, Rhonda established herself as one of the industry's leading crisis communications experts, counseling numerous client companies as they worked through such issues as unexpected earnings losses and disappointing results for clinical trials.
Rhonda joined Dewe Rogerson from Noonan/Russo Communications where, as Vice President, she headed the firm's life science practice, providing strategic investor relations counsel for an international client base. She also was responsible for creating and implementing customized financial public relations programs. In 1995 Rhonda launched the firm's London office and served as its general manager through its inaugural year.
Prior to her tenure with Noonan/Russo, Rhonda established her generalist background at the American Stock Exchange where, as manager of investor relations, she developed and implemented investor relations services for Amex-listed companies.
An expert in investor relations and healthcare communications, Rhonda has written extensively for publications including Research Magazine, Investor Relations Magazine, Biotechnology Focus, and appeared in Canada on CBC's World Business News. Rhonda frequently serves as an expert panelist and speaker at industry conferences.