Protiviti’s Jim DeLoach Named to 2013 NACD Directorship 100 List of Most Influential in Corporate Governance

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Honorees to be saluted at gala event on December 3 in New York

​MENLO PARK, Calif. – November 6, 2013 – Jim DeLoach, a managing director with Protiviti (, a global consulting firm, has been recognized by the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) in its 2013 NACD Directorship 100 list. The list identifies top corporate directors and governance leaders who significantly influence boardroom practices and performance. For the second consecutive year, DeLoach was named to the list in the Governance Professionals and Institutions category.

“Jim has a profound influence on corporate governance, consistently tackling tough corporate issues in his cutting-edge thought leadership and in practice, while also working with experts across our firm to develop innovative and pragmatic client solutions that improve governance, risk management and compliance,” said Joseph Tarantino, president and CEO of Protiviti. “We’re pleased that NACD has recognized Jim for the impact he makes day-in and day-out.”

At Protiviti, DeLoach helps organizations effectively integrate risk management with strategy setting, business planning, and performance management, guiding clients with expertise built on his more than 35 years of experience. As new developments arise in the corporate governance landscape, he continues to present fresh insights for Protiviti clients’ directors and executives to consider as they manage change.

DeLoach also heads the firm’s thought leadership strategy and is a widely published author, including of two books – one of which was the first written about enterprise risk management – and more than 200 articles. He is the principal author of The Protiviti View, the firm’s blog.

“The 2013 NACD Directorship 100 honorees have demonstrated a commitment to advancing exemplary board leadership in their organizations and in the corporate governance community,” said NACD President and CEO Ken Daly. “We are honored to recognize these outstanding leaders who bring their expertise and insights into the boardroom.”

NACD directorship 100 honorees are selected by a group that includes the previous year’s honorees, an advisory panel of judges, and NACD Directorship readers and staff. The 2013 honorees will be recognized at the NACD Directorship 100 Gala on Dec. 3 in New York City.

About Protiviti

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, digital, legal, governance, risk and internal audit through its network of more than 85 offices in over 25 countries.

Named to the 2022 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list, Protiviti has served more than 80 percent of Fortune 100 and nearly 80 percent of Fortune  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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