NEW YORK, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ernst & Young LLP announced that Jeffrey Stier, Executive Director in the Advisory Customer Practice, has been named to Consulting magazine's Top 25 Consultants list for 2014. Stier was selected for "Excellence in Media & Communication," a new award category, for his role in helping clients re-imagine their businesses by putting purpose, digital agility, and trustworthiness at the core of everything they do.
"Jeff's entrepreneurial spirit, digital expertise and purpose-driven approach are helping us meet the evolving needs and expectations of today's digitally-enabled businesses," said Bob Patton, Americas Advisory Vice Chair for the global Ernst & Young organization. "He brings a fresh approach to consulting and client solutions that's making a tremendous difference for both our clients and EY and we're very pleased that his efforts are being recognized."
Stier was among over 400 nominees considered by Consulting magazine.
Stier joined Ernst & Young LLP in 2012 with deep experience as an advertising executive, a digital entrepreneur and as social and mobile communications expert. Today, he uniquely blends his expertise with traditional consulting skills to help EY clients build trusted relationships that will transform them into trusted organizations. Stier is also at the helm of EY's own transformation, with seats on the organization's Global Digital Advisory Board and the Innovation Committee for its Customer practice, and with his role as the lead for the EY Customer practice's "Experience by Design" offering.
"I'm incredibly honored and humbled by this recognition," said Stier. "I'm proud to have joined a firm and industry that have the courage to recognize the changing times, the new skills needed to meet the needs and expectations of today's digitally-enabled businesses, and the differentiated thinking required for sustainable success."
Prior to joining Ernst & Young LLP, Stier founded QWiPS™, a global mobile application and storytelling platform that allows users to tag social photos with voice captions. He previously served as the Head of Business Growth in North America at JWT, a global advertising agency, and has over 25 years of experience working in consumer and brand marketing, digital and mobile strategy and social media innovation.
Stier is a graduate of the University of Rochester and is based in New York, NY.
The full list of award recipients and related stories appear in the May 2014 issue of Consulting magazine and is available at http://consultingmag.com.
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