SOURCE: Slalom Consulting

Slalom Consulting

July 22, 2011 09:00 ET

Slalom Consulting's Brian Jacobsen Named to Puget Sound Business Journal "40 Under 40" Ranking

Seattle General Manager for One of the Northwest's Fastest Growing Consulting Firms Named to Prestigious Local List

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - Jul 22, 2011) - Slalom Consulting, a national business and technology consulting firm, today announced that Seattle General Manager, Brian Jacobsen, has been named a 2011 Puget Sound Business Journal "40 Under 40" award recipient. The prestigious "40 Under 40" awards program recognizes the top Seattle-area business leaders under the age of 40 who excel in their industry and demonstrate dynamic leadership. Jacobsen was chosen for both his entrepreneurial and civic accomplishments, which include his success in expanding Slalom's consulting practice over the past eight years and his commitment to the local community. The 2011 honorees will receive their awards at a VIP reception being held September 14, 2011 at the Showbox Sodo in Seattle.

"The past eight years that I've worked at Slalom have proved to be some of the most rewarding and challenging experiences of my life. I feel honored to be recognized by the Puget Sound Business Journal and to be named alongside so many bright and talented professionals," said Jacobsen. "I wouldn't be here today if it weren't for all the dedicated and exceptional individuals that have made Slalom one of the best consulting firms in the United States."

Jacobsen is responsible for the vision and success of Slalom's Seattle practice, the largest of the company's 10 national offices. His responsibilities include establishing the strategic direction and delivering actionable plans to help the company meet aggressive growth goals, driving new business by leveraging client relationships within the Seattle market and providing a framework for Slalom employees to be successful. In addition to Jacobsen's recognition, Slalom was recently named one of "Seattle's 100 Best Companies to Work For" by Seattle Business Magazine as well as one of "Washington's Best Workplaces" by the Puget Sound Business Journal.

Prior to joining Slalom in 2003, Jacobsen was a Senior Manager at Accenture, a global management consulting, technology services, and outsourcing company. Jacobsen received his BBA in Finance and International Business from Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA.

About Slalom Consulting
Slalom Consulting brings business and technology expertise together to help companies drive enterprise performance, accelerate innovation, enhance the customer experience, and increase employee productivity. The firm delivers award-winning solutions in areas such as business intelligence, mobility, and cloud through a national network of local offices across 10 North American cities.

Founded in 2001 and based in Seattle, WA, Slalom has rapidly grown to more than 1,100 employees. The company has earned recognition from Microsoft as the "United States Partner of the Year" and "Online Services Partner of the Year," as well as one of the "Top 10 Best Firms to Work For" by Consulting Magazine. For more information, visit slalom.com.

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