SAN FRANCISCO, March 19—Coffin Communications Group, one of the leading investor relations firms on the west coast, has opened its third office in San Francisco. Coffin is headquartered in Los Angeles and has an office in Irvine.
Cheryl Popp, founder and president of Popp, Inc., has been named managing director of the new office. Popp, Inc., is a strategic planning and marketing communications company servicing the technology, life sciences/biotech and financial services industries. Previously, Popp was vice president of marketing and communications for Credit Suisse First Boston in San Francisco and vice president of corporate communications at Robertson Stephens Investment Banking.
According to CEO William Coffin, “The San Francisco Bay Area is one of the most economically dynamic regions in the country and is home to a vibrant and significant investment community.  Cheryl brings with her tremendous communications skills, an intimate understanding of the capital markets and a wealth of connections to many of the leading players in corporate finance in the Bay Area.”