Tammy Barboni selected by ExecRank as a Top Private Company Marketing Executive for 2012

CHICAGO – Tammy Barboni, Chief Marketing Officer at Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) was recently selected by the ranking committee of ExecRank as a "Top Private Company Marketing Executive" for 2012. The rankings are the result of 2 years of research and feedback from evaluation committees and top Chief Marketing Officers that yielded an algorithm to rank Marketing Executives based on their performance in 24 key areas.

According to Adam Navrozally, Analyst for the rankings division of ExecRank, "We were extremely impressed with Ms. Barboni and her extensive experience in branding, communications and client loyalty programs across several industries, most notably in the professional services industry. Her record of success is best exemplified by her help in spreading Baker Tilly’s international reputation of excellence and client satisfaction in finance. She is highly regarded in the professional services industry and amongst other Marketing Executives."

"I am honored by this recognition and proud of the Baker Tilly marketing team. We have worked passionately to build a collaborative and innovative team at Baker Tilly," said Barboni. "Their talent and creativity has allowed us to develop strong, integrated B2B marketing programs, contributing to the firm’s growth and position as a Valued Business Advisor. This recognition speaks volumes about the team’s contributions to the firm and the progress we’ve made."

Barboni provides leadership, management and strategic direction to the development, implementation and execution of the firm’s marketing plan in order to establish a strong market presence. Barboni has more than 20 years experience as a marketing professional in professional services. Prior to that, Barboni worked in the advertising and PR industries.

ExecRank evaluated over 15,000 Private Company Marketing Executives this year to rank only the top 250. 2012 has seen a heavy focus on social media marketing, as well as engagement strategies that break through the clutter and show a positive return on investment. This year also saw many marketing executives releasing their own book with top tier book publishers, this, and other forms of thought leadership factored heavily into these rankings as well.

For the complete rankings, please visit www.ExecRank.com.

About Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (bakertilly.com)

Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) is a nationally recognized, full-service accounting and advisory firm whose specialized professionals connect with clients and their businesses through refreshing candor and clear industry insight. With approximately 2,800 employees across the United States, Baker Tilly is ranked as one of the 15 largest accounting and advisory firms in the country. Headquartered in Chicago, Baker Tilly is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of independent accounting and business advisory firms in 147 territories, with 33,600 professionals. The combined worldwide revenue of independent member firms is $3.4 billion.

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