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Protiviti and our parent company, Robert Half, are pleased to have been recognized for a variety of national, regional and industry accomplishments.

Protiviti Awards


  1. Named one of the top 15 'Best Firms to Work For' by Consulting Magazine (2014)
  2. Named one of Vault's 2015 Consulting 50 'Best to Work For' (2014)
  3. A winner of Consulting magazine's 'Excellence in Social & Community Investment Achievement' award (2014)
  4. Named one of the "Best Places to Work for Recent Grads," by Experience, Inc. (2011, 2012, 2014)
  5. Received the ERE Recruiting Excellence Award for Best Employee Referral Program (2014)
  6. Protiviti SharePoint Business Consulting Group awarded Interactive Media's Outstanding Achievement Award (2014)
  7. Protiviti Senior Manager Leslie Bordelon named an "Emerging Leader" by Internal Auditor magazine (2014)
  8. Winner of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ Award for 2013
  9. Managing Director Jim DeLoach named to National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Directorship 100 list of Most Influential in Corporate Governance (2012, 2013)
  10. Senior Vice President Barbara Rothenstein named to the “Women Leaders in Consulting” 2013 list by Consulting magazine
  11. Managing Director Shatha Al Maskiry named one of the Most Powerful Business Women in Oman by Oman Economic Review (2013)
  12. Managing Director Shatha Al Maskiry, winner of the Excellence Award for Corporate Leadership at the 3rd Edition of Al Mar’a Excellence Awards (2014)
  13. Managing Director Christopher Monk named a 2014 “Provider Pro to Know” by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine
  14. Protiviti Sharepoint Business Consulting Group named a winner of the Nintex Partner Awards 2013 (North American Marketing Impact Award category)
  15. Protiviti China Managing Director Christopher Low named to the 2012 Global Top 50 Chinese Business Elites Under the Age of 50 by Management World (released July 2013)
  16. Named a “Top 100 Employer” by Diversity Employers (2012)
  17. Ranked in Universum's inaugural Top IDEAL™ Employers for Young Professionals List (2011)
  18. Named a Top 100 Ideal Employer for IT undergraduates by Universum (2011)
  19. Recognized by Consulting Magazine as one of the top "Best Firms to Work For" in Financial Advisory Services (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)
  20. Recognized as one of the firms offering the most training per year in Consulting Magazine’s "Best Firms to Work For" (2009 & 2010)
  21. Named one of the top 10 firms in OpRisk & Compliance’s annual consultancy rankings (2009)
  22. Recognized by The Black Collegian as one of the “Top 100 Employers for the Class of 2009” (2009)
  23. Recognized by BusinessWeek for four consecutive years as one of the "Best Places to Launch a Career" (2006-2009)
  24. Recognized by BusinessWeek as a company offering one of the "50 Best Internships" (2007)


  1. Named a "Best Place to Work" by Florida Trend (#4 in the large companies category) (2014)
  2. Named one of Atlanta's "Best and Brightest Companies to Work For™" by the National Association for Business Resources (2014)
  3. Named one of Houston’s “Best & Brightest Companies to Work For™" by the National Association for Business Resources (2013)
  4. Named a "Top Workplace" by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution (2013, 2014)
  5. Named one of "Chicago's 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For™" by the National Association for Business Resources (2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)
  6. Named one of the "Best Places to Work in Philadelphia" by the Philadelphia Business Journal (2012, 2013, 2014)
  7. Named one of the “Best Places to Work in Orlando” by the Orlando Business Journal (2011, 2012, 2014)
  8. Named one of the "Best Places to Work in Denver" by the Denver Business Journal (2011, 2012)
  9. Named a "Top Workplace" by the Houston Chronicle (2012, 2013)
  10. Named one of the "Best Places to Work in Los Angeles" by the Los Angeles Business Journal (2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)
  11. Named one of the “Best Places to Work in Western Pennsylvania” by the Pittsburgh Business Times (2007, 2012 & 2013)
  12. Named one of the “Best Places to Work in New Jersey” by NJBIZ (2012 & 2013)
  13. Named one of the “Best Places to Work in Minneapolis” by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal (2011)
  14. Named one of the "Best Places to Work in the Valley" by the Phoenix Business Journal (2010 & 2011)
  15. Named one of the "Best Places to Work in Tampa Bay" by the Tampa Bay Business Journal (2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013 & 2014)
  16. Salt Lake City office named one of the "Best Companies to Work For" by Utah Business (2009)
  17. Named one of the “25 Best Places to Work” by Baltimore Magazine (2009)
  18. Named one of the "Best Places to Work in Houston" by the Houston Business Journal (2007 & 2008)
  19. Named one of the “Best Places to Work in South Florida” by the South Florida Business Journal(2008)
  20. Named one of the “Best Places to Work in Dallas” by the Dallas Business Journal (2006)


  1. Ranked among Top 5 Firms in the Kennedy Vanguard™ of Financial Services Risk Consulting Providers (2014)
  2. President and CEO Joe Tarantino named one of the National Law Journal's 50 GRC Trailblazers and Pioneers (2014)
  3. Protiviti Recruiting Director Elaine Poucher named a 2014 Glassdoor Talent Warrior
  4. Protiviti Executive Vice President Carol Beaumier named one of the "2014 Top 25 Consultants" by Consulting magazine (past winners: Executive Vice President Jim Pajakowski (2013), Managing Director Jim Armetta (2012), Managing Director Jim DeLoach (2011), Managing Director Cory Gunderson (2009))
  5. Protiviti Managing Director Scott Laliberte named a 2014 Top IT Pro by the Philadelphia Business Journal
  6. Protiviti has been positioned as a “Leader” by Gartner, Inc. in the December 2011 Magic Quadrant for Financial Management Consulting Services
  7. Protiviti has been positioned as a "Challenger" by Gartner, Inc. in the November 2012 Magic Quadrant for Global Financial Management Consulting Services​
  8. Protiviti has been positioned as a "Challenger" by Gartner, Inc. in the October 2013 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Governance, Risk and Compliance Platforms
  9. Protiviti received a "Positive" rating by Gartner, Inc. in the August 2013 MarketScope for Global Risk Management Consulting Services
  10. Named a Strong Performer in "The Forrester Wave™: Governance, Risk, and Compliance Platforms, Q1 2014​"
  11. Protiviti U.K. named “Internal Auditing Firm of the Year 2013 – U.K.” by Acquisition International magazine
  12. Creative Options won an International Business Award (the Stevie) in the “Apps and Interactive Multimedia – Training” category for its interactive training modules developed for a retail client. (2011)
  13. The Governance Portal ranked 47 on the 2014 RiskTech100® report
  14. Protiviti China received the Most Trusted Internal Control Service Provider Award from CFO World magazine (2010)
  15. Protiviti Japan won the SAP Award of Excellence for 2010 in the “SAP BusinessObjects GRC Award” category, which is awarded to business partners of SAP who made significant client service contributions and promoted client satisfaction (2010)
  16. Won Compliance Magazine’s Excellence in Safety Training Award, which recognized The Kroger Company’s safety awareness program developed by Creative Options, a Protiviti Company, a division of Robert Half Canada Inc. (2006)
  17. Recipient of The IIA’s Lawrence B. Sawyer Award in recognition of the company’s commitment to advancing the internal audit profession (2004 & 2005)

Robert Half (Our Parent Company) Awards


  1. Named to FORTUNE® magazine's "Most Admired Companies" list (1998-2014)
  2. Named to Ethisphere's World's Most Ethical Companies list (2013)
  3. Again appeared in the Newsweek list of the greenest big companies in the United States (Oct. 22, 2012)
  4. Named to the BusinessWeek 50 list of best-performing companies for the third consecutive year (2009)
  5. Named by Forbes magazine to the Global 2000 (2009)
  6. Recognized as one of the “100 Best” companies in the United States by DeMarche Associates, Inc., for achieving superior performance within the top 3 percent of all major U.S. corporations (2009)
  7. Ranked 16th in USA Today’s “Top 25 Performing Stocks” feature, which highlighted the best-performing stocks of the past 25 years (2007)
  8. Recipient of the Dress for Success Corporate Leadership Award (2006)

Chairman and CEO Max Messmer

  1. Max Messmer was named the Bay Area's Most Admired CEO in the large public company category by the San Francisco Business Times (2011)
  2. Named the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year national award winner in the Services category (2007)
  3. Named one of America’s best CEOs by Institutional Investor, which identified the top-performing CEOs in 62 industries (2006 & 2008)
  4. Named “CEO of the Year” by Morningstar, Inc., in recognition of independent thinking and creation of value for stockholders (2003)
  5. Recognized in BusinessWeek’s “The Good CEO” as a model executive for building an enduring, well-performing company (2002)