Press Release

Consulting magazine Names the 2017 Women Leaders in Consulting

Protiviti’s Nancy Pechloff is the Lifetime Achievement Award winner; All Leader Recipients to be recognized at November 16 Gala in New York

New York, NY—October 24, 2017—ALM’s Consulting magazine honors the profound difference women continue to make for their clients and their firms at the Women Leaders in Consulting Gala Awards Dinner on November 16 at the St. Regis in New York, NY. Nancy Pechloff, Regional Managing Director at Protiviti, is being recognized with Consulting magazine’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

The Women Leaders in Consulting will be featured in the December issue of Consulting magazine, which will be available on December 8 and can be found after the date on For additional details on the Gala Awards Dinner, please visit:

Pechloff joined Protiviti in 2004 and is the company’s Regional Managing Director (U.S. Central), reporting to the CEO. Under her leadership, the region has doubled revenues in the last five years and is the firm’s largest and most profitable. Pechloff began with Arthur Andersen in 1973 where she became one of the firm’s first women partners and led Andersen’s Global Enterprise Group with revenues of $500 million worldwide. She was a founding member of Andersen’s Growth and Retention of Women Initiative.

In addition to the Lifetime Achievement Award, Consulting magazine will honor 12 other award recipients, including six Excellence in Leadership winners: Anna Bourne, EY; Sharon Karlsberg, ZS; Michelle Russell, The Boston Consulting Group; Htike Htike Kyaw Soe, KPMG; Lata Varghese, Cognizant; and Carol Wingard, L.E.K Consulting.

The Excellence in Client Services award winners include: Nancy Aubrey, RSM; Pilar Tarry, AlixPartners; and, Jennifer Hayes, Bain & Company. Future Leader award winners include: Jantzen Bridges, Slalom; Dawn Hall, FTI Consulting; and Tiffany Hickerson, A.T. Kearney

Consulting magazine is honored to be able to shine a light on the accomplishments of these women leaders and the firms they represent,” said Joseph Kornik, Publisher & Editor in Chief of Consulting magazine. “Even though women make up about a quarter of the consulting profession, their overall impact is significantly greater. It’s astounding to see how women are shaking up the profession.The quality of the nominations and the accomplishments of the winners continue to stun us year after year, and this year was certainly no exception.”

About Consulting magazine

Consulting® magazine is the flagship publication of the consulting profession featuring the latest information on consulting careers, thought leadership and corporate strategies. In addition to providing industry insights, Consulting® hosts award dinners as part of our Achievement Awards series—honoring Women Leaders in Consulting, The Top 25 Consultants, The Rising Stars of the Profession, The Best Firms to Work For, and Social & Community Investment.

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