SOURCE: Tier One Partners

January 29, 2008 09:33 ET

Tier One Partners Closes 2007 Strong With 60 Percent Increase in Revenue and Four New Clients

New Accounts Deliver Innovative Developments in Medical Imaging, Web 2.0 Communities and Enterprise HR Software

BOSTON, MA and CHICAGO, IL and REDWOOD SHORES, CA--(Marketwire - January 29, 2008) - Tier One Partners, LLC, a full-service public relations agency that offers "all senior-talent, all the time," today announced it closed out the year 2007 with four new clients, contributing to the agency's 2007 revenue increase of 60 percent over last year to $1.6 million. The firm's new clients, which are serviced by Tier One's growing nationwide network of seasoned PR practitioners, include AG Mednet, Bang Ventures, ITtoolbox and Ultimate Software.

"The concept of offering only senior talent through a highly efficient and effective nationwide model caught on almost instantly in the marketplace and has been gaining momentum ever since," said Kathy Wilson, managing partner for Tier One Partners in the Boston area. "A significant portion of Tier One's new business is being driven by referrals from current clients and their investors or partners, who see the model in action and recognize the tremendous value and compelling results the team delivers."

About the New Clients:

--  AG Mednet (www.agmednet.com), headquartered in Boston, is the world's
    largest HIPAA and 21 CFR Part 11 compliant diagnostic imaging network. The
    AG Mednet network routes DICOM-based diagnostic image studies ranging from
    standard modalities, like CT, MRI, ultrasound, PET and digital x-ray, to
    the most advanced studies, such as IVUS and CTA/MRA yielding hundreds of
    gigabytes.
    
--  Bang Ventures (www.bangventures.com) is a New York-based investment
    firm. It recently launched "You Be the VC," a competition that aims to find
    the best new entrepreneurs in the United States. New company ideas are
    submitted and judged by business leaders, then selected by voters on the
    "You Be the VC" web site, which also serves as an online community for
    people interested in building new companies.
    
--  ITtoolbox (www.ITtoolbox.com), headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., is
    an online community that enables peers to share professional knowledge
    about information technology. The ITtoolbox platform incorporates a
    professional network, blogs, discussion groups and a wiki, facilitating
    targeted community interaction in which IT advisors can participate through
    a proprietary contextual matching system. ITtoolbox is a division of the
    Corporate Executive Board, which is traded on NASDAQ under the symbol EXBD.
    
--  Ultimate Software (www.ultimatesoftware.com), located in Weston, Fla.,
    is a leading provider of end-to-end strategic human resources, payroll and
    talent management solutions. Ultimate Software is traded on NASDAQ under
    the symbol ULTI.
    

About Tier One

Tier One Partners, LLC is a full-service public relations and marketing communications firm comprised of partners with deep experience in the technology, consumer technology, professional services and consumer retail markets. Tier One uses its experience to infuse its programs with knowledgeable insight, proven strategies and creative solutions that get results. From Business-to-Business to Business-to-Consumer communications, the firm provides its range of services through a virtual team environment that enables it to deliver premium PR talent and results at highly competitive rates. For more information, please visit www.tieronepr.com.

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