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Tara Marshall-Hill Joins Ackert’s Technology-Enabled Coaching Team

ENCINO, CA, March 7, 2022 – Ackert, Inc., long-time pioneer of solving business development problems for professional services firms through proprietary technology and training and coaching services, recently welcomed Tara Marshall-Hill as Senior Advisor and newest member of the company’s coaching faculty.  

Tara joins other esteemed members of the Ackert Coaching Team, including Kathleen Flynn, Carmelo Millimaci, Melissa Hoff, Kip Guthrie, and Ackert co-founder Rebecca Nassi, JD, MA. The senior coaches are critical components of Ackert’s modern, technology-assisted approach to business development and pipeline management that marries training and coaching with its flagship PIPELINEPLUS  technology platform to help firms to accelerate sales and track ROI 

Tara is a transformational executive coach who is passionate about business development and inclusion, diversity, equity, and access.  She serves as the Founding Co-Chair of the Washington DC Chapter of StartOut and is also on the Board of Directors of JCADA where she advises the Legal and Advocacy departments. Tara has been active in LMA, where she was a member of the National Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee and the Mid-Atlantic Chapter’s Board Director of Diversity, Advocacy, and Community Engagement. She also executed Legal Sales Strategy and Client Engagement at the top Am Law firm of McDermott Will & Emery. 

Ackert, Inc. CEO David Ackert comments, “We are thrilled to have Tara as the newest member of our growing team. She plays an integral part of an ongoing investment in our unique approach to enhancing business development performance.”  

He continues, “In addition to Tara, we expanded our software engineering, sales, and marketing teams, most recently with the addition of a Director of Product Development and Product Analyst. We are eager for our clients to benefit from our growing team’s extensive experience.”  

Tara adds, “It’s a pleasure to be working with Ackert, Inc. I have long since respected and admired Ackert’s thought leadership in the industry. With the increase in lateral movement, the higher value being placed on work-life integration, and greater commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, it is critical for professional service firms to invest more in equipping their partners and rising associates in building not just a larger book of business, but more importantly, a holistic and sustainable practice. I am thrilled to be involved in Ackert’s forward-thinking alignment with evolving client needs and our commitment to drive client’s innovation, revenue generation, and sustainability strategies.” 

About Ackert Inc. 

Ackert, Inc. is a technology and consulting company with over 20 years of experience in elevating business development functions and revenue growth for professional services firms. The company’s flagship PIPELINEPLUS software suite and advisory services are used by clients around the globe. 

Our technology platforms hold excellence awards in the US and Canada. Our results have been featured in numerous media. And our world-class faculty of advisors deliver over 170 years of cumulative experience in marketing and business development. To learn more, visit