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Profitable Ideas Exchange Appoints Walt Shill to Board of Directors

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Profitable Ideas Exchange (“PIE”), a business development consulting firm for professional service clients, today announced the appointment of Walt Shill to its board of directors.

Walt Shill is a seasoned operating executive with specific expertise in developing new and innovative services, driving growth, and advising executives on strategy, operational, and organizational excellence, across industry.  His career includes serving as Partner for McKinsey & Company, leading Accenture’s global strategy practice serving as a Global Managing Director, and most recently, helping lead Environmental Resource Management, a leading environmental consultancy firm as a Managing Partner and Global Commercial Officer.  He is a graduate of Virginia Tech, has an MBA from the University of Virginia’s Darden School, and serves as visiting professor of business at Emory University’s Goizueta School of Business.

“We are pleased to welcome Walt to our board of directors,” said Tom McMakin, CEO of PIE.  “His varied expertise as a consultant for some of the world’s largest firms makes him an ideal partner as we work to grow PIE.”

“During my tenure as a global managing director at Accenture, I had the opportunity to work with PIE as a partner for driving strategic growth, and have been a fan ever since,” said Mr. Shill.  “I am thrilled to be joining PIE as a board member. Over the past 20 years, PIE has perfected mechanisms for building executive communities on behalf of the world’s largest expert service consulting firms.  That experience, combined with momentum built through the pandemic, has them positioned for continued expansion.  I couldn’t be more excited about working with the entire PIE team and the opportunities on the horizon for this company.”

About Profitable Ideas Exchange (“PIE”)

Profitable Ideas Exchange is the leading provider of outsourced business development services for consulting, software, and professional service firms.  PIE dominates its market serving, COO’s, CIO’s, CFO’s, CSO’s, purchasing officers, tax officers and other senior executives in 450 of the Fortune 500 companies.  PIE was recently named one of the fastest growing companies in the U.S.