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Our proprietary platform is the most advanced in the industry

The future is now with our model portal platform for proxy contests and annual meetings

With more than 30 years of hands-on experience with some of the largest corporations in the world, our expertise met a global need to design a new portal platform for proxy contests and other unique corporate solicitations where time, speed, and accurate, up-to-date information are essential. The result provided a cornerstone for our business, which allowed access to the most timely, accurate, and reliable voting updates in the industry. Representatives of corporations, proxy solicitors, and transfer agents now open this portal to view and download immediate voting results in real-time 24/7. Plus:

  • All voting is validated to ensure acceptance by the Inspectors of Election.
  • We certify all telephonic and internet votes.
  • We furnish any hard-copy documentation required by independent inspectors.

To represent a significant industry resource that offers premium services at affordable prices resulting in customer satisfaction, our most important product

To provide the highest quality services consistently meeting and exceeding customer expectations while continuously improving our processes


About Michael J. Barbera, our President & Founder
Well-known nationwide for over 30 years, Michael continues to be highly respected in the Corporate Proxy industry. After graduating from the University of Delaware with a degree in Criminal Justice, his professional career in the Corporate Proxy industry allowed him to form a firm foundation. As a Proxy Services Specialist and Election Judge for over 1,500 annual and special meetings as well as at more than 250 contested meetings, his career includes leadership experience as:
  •  Inspector of Election for some of America’s best-known companies:

    United Technologies Corporation
    General Electric Company
    JPMorgan Chase
    Merck & Co., Inc.
    Office Depot Inc.
    American International Group Inc.

  • Taking a leading role in Contested Meetings, such as:

    Campbell Soup Company
    Proctor & Gamble Company
    CSX Corporation
    Target Corporation
    The Walt Disney Company
    USG Corporation

  • One of three Founding Principals of IVS Associates
  • Assistant Secretary, Meeting Services, Division, CT Corporation System

Recognized as one of the leading national experts on proxy rules in the United States, Michael has shown expertise as a contributor to the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals annual conference and speaker at numerous company and association functions.


“Our team has worked with Michael Barbera and First Coast Results for over 5 years, benefitting from his expertise as Inspector of Election and assistance with various shareholder meeting services. First Coast provides excellent customer service and continues to be a trusted resource for ALC.”

Carol Forsyte, Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Air Lease Corporation