SOURCE: Premier Alliance Group, Inc.

Premier Alliance Group, Inc.

September 22, 2011 08:30 ET

Premier Alliance Group Adds Kevin Carnahan as an Independent Director to Its Board

CHARLOTTE, NC--(Marketwire - Sep 22, 2011) - Premier Alliance Group, Inc. (OTCBB: PIMO), a professional services company focused on business and technology consulting, announced today the appointment of Kevin Carnahan as an Independent Director to its Board of Directors. Mr. Carnahan brings a wealth of experience, most recently as a Senior Managing Partner for Accenture, the NYSE publicly traded global consulting, technology and outsourcing firm.

During his tenure at Accenture from 1981 to 2009, Mr. Carnahan was responsible for a variety of Fortune 500 clients, primarily in the financial services and technology sectors. His management responsibilities included leading the Systems Integration business, P&L teams, and global delivery and client satisfaction. Mr. Carnahan's experience included client and Accenture responsibilities in Europe, Asia and the Americas.

Mark Elliott, Chairman of the Board and President of Premier, said, "Kevin is a welcome addition to our Board of Directors. He is a well-recognized transformational leader for enterprises seeking technology change and new efficiencies in their worldwide operations. His thought leadership and knowledge of systems integration, particularly following mergers and acquisitions, adds a high level of expertise that can be leveraged by our team."

Elliott added, "Since January 2011, we have added a number of impressive independent directors to our Board, including Isaac Blech, and now Kevin. Together, we have created a well-rounded Board of Directors who are uniquely qualified to grow Premier's reputation and value in the professional services marketplace."

Premier's Board of Directors is led by Chairman of the Board and President of Premier, Mark Elliott, and the following independent directors: Kevin Carnahan; Isaac Blech; Pat Kolenik; Greg Morris; Cary Sucoff; and Steve Yarbrough.

About Premier Alliance Group, Inc.

Premier Alliance Group, Inc. (OTCBB: PIMO) is a leading provider of business and technology advisory and consulting services. Practice areas of expertise encompass Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC), Business Performance & Technology, and Finance & Accounting as we assist clients with Risk Management, Compliance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Organizational Effectiveness, Project/Program Management, Information Management, Architecture and Software Development. Premier Alliance Group is headquartered in Charlotte, NC. For more information, please visit

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