Protiviti CEO Joseph Tarantino and Managing Director Jim DeLoach Named to the 2018 NACD Directorship 100 List

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NACD 100 list identifies the most influential people in the boardroom community

MENLO PARK, CAAugust 7, 2018 – Joseph Tarantino, president and CEO of global consulting firm Protiviti, and Protiviti Managing Director Jim DeLoach have both been named to the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) 2018 ‘Directorship 100’ list.

This prestigious annual list identifies the most influential people in the boardroom community, including corporate directors, corporate governance experts, policymakers and influencers, who significantly impact boardroom practices and performance. The full list of the 2018 NACD Directorship 100 honorees can be found here.

Tarantino is president and CEO of global consulting firm Protiviti – a role he has held since 2007. Tarantino has more than 30 years of experience working with a variety of organizations to enhance their business performance through risk management, operational effectiveness and enhanced governance. Tarantino was previously named to the NACD Directorship 100 list in 2017. He has also been recognized three times by Glassdoor as one of its Top Rated CEOs, amongst several other awards. He is currently a member of St. John University’s board of trustees and chair of the audit committee. Tarantino serves on the board and finance committee for Calvary Hospital in the Bronx, New York.

With more than 40 years of experience, DeLoach focuses on helping organizations successfully respond to government mandates, shareholder demands and a changing business environment in a cost-effective and sustainable manner. He assists companies in integrating risk and risk management with strategy setting and performance management as a member of Protiviti’s solutions leadership team. A prolific writer, DeLoach also leads Protiviti’s thought leadership strategy and has published hundreds of articles, discussing topics ranging from governance, managing business risk and effective internal controls. DeLoach is recognized by NACD on the Directorship 100 list for the seventh consecutive year.

"Being selected for this distinguished list signifies that one has achieved the highest level of excellence in his or her profession," said NACD President and CEO Peter Gleason. "We salute the commitment it takes to uphold these high standards and to serve as an example to other corporate governance leaders.”

Nominees are solicited from NACD's constituents, including the NACD board of directors, previous honorees, NACD chapter leaders, advisors, and the general membership. The slate of nominees is presented to an independent committee that makes the final selections. The NACD board of directors then ratifies the committee’s selections.

The 2018 honorees will be celebrated at the annual NACD Directorship 100 Gala on November 28, 2018 in New York City and featured in the November/December 2018 edition of NACD Directorship magazine.

About Protiviti Inc.

Protiviti ( is a global consulting firm that delivers deep expertise, objective insights, a tailored approach, and unparalleled collaboration to help leaders confidently face the future. Protiviti and its independent and locally owned Member Firms provide clients with consulting and managed solutions in finance, technology, operations, data, analytics, governance, risk and internal audit through its network of more than 85 offices in over 25 countries.

Named to the 2021 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list, Protiviti has served more than 60 percent of Fortune 1000® and 35 percent of Fortune Global 500® companies. The firm also works with smaller, growing companies, including those looking to go public, as well as with government agencies. Protiviti is a wholly owned subsidiary of Robert Half (NYSE: RHI). Founded in 1948, Robert Half is a member of the S&P 500 index.

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