AJ joined Corbin in 2014 and has spent the majority of his tenure leading the perception study division, where he directed a consistently-growing team and achieved significant operational efficiencies, enabling the firm to deliver even greater value to its strategic partners. In 2017, AJ was appointed to lead the strategic consulting division and expand the firm’s operational excellence initiatives. With nearly 18 years of investor relations and capital markets experience, Mr. Kowalski is a key contributor in the development of Corbin’s next generation, industry-leading strategic advisory solutions.
Importantly, AJ always strives to maintain Corbin’s positive, thoughtful culture. His proactive, can-do approach to client service, combined with an unparalleled work ethic, has enabled him to earn the trust and appreciation of his colleagues, IR professionals and C-suite executives.
Prior to joining Corbin, AJ spent nine years in Thomson Reuters’ Corporate Services division where he specialized in providing IROs and management teams with equity surveillance as well as capital markets intelligence. He also co-founded Thomson’s Fixed Income Strategic Intelligence (FISI) division, which pioneered corporate bondholder identification/targeting and dedicated debt IR consulting.
AJ began his career at Citigate Dewe Rogerson, a global corporate and financial IR/PR firm. There he advised executive management teams on financial industry trends and shareholder intelligence and provided valuable insights on daily trading activity. Among his most noteworthy contributions was the development of an advanced report system to ensure the timely delivery of critical intelligence to 200+ publicly-traded corporations.
AJ graduated with a B.A. in Finance from William Paterson University. He enjoys participating in various charitable causes and dedicates time to staying physically fit.