Accounting Today recognizes Katie Tolin for thought leadership in accounting marketing

Akron, Ohio - For the second consecutive year, Katie Tolin, SS&G's director of practice development, was named to Accounting Today's "Top 100 Influential People" list. The national list recognizes "thought leaders and visionaries who are shaping the accounting profession." The industry influencers profiled including government regulators, executives, educators and activists.

Tolin was singled out for driving a change in the role of marketing at accounting firms, positioning the discipline as a strategic business initiative. The feature also highlighted her national prominence in the discussion, in her role as the Association for Accounting Marketing's 2013-2014 president and a participant in an ongoing industry dialogue.

Tolin has nearly 20 years of experience in professional services, including accounting and legal marketing. In 2010, she was named Accounting Marketer of the Year. She is also vice chair of the board of directors of Junior Achievement of East Central Ohio.

About SS&G

SS&G ( is a full-service certified public accounting, business advisory, and management consulting firm encompassing assurance, tax, employee benefits, and consulting services. It also provides a broad scope of services through its health care, wealth management, and payroll entities. With offices in Illinois, New York, and Ohio, and 570 employees, SS&G is the 37th largest independent accounting firm in the United States (INSIDE Public Accounting).