Consulting Magazine Names Protiviti Executives to Its 2022 Top Consultants and Women Leaders in Technology List


Barbi Goldstein named one of the best consultants; Tricia Callahan recognized as one of the leading women in technology

MENLO PARK, Calif., June 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Two chief executives of global consulting firm Protiviti have been recognized by Consultant magazine for their accomplishments and impact on the consulting profession. Barbi Goldstein was named to the 2022 “Top Consultants” list for Excellence in Innovation and Tricia Callahan was named to the 2022 “Women Leaders in Technology” list in the Future Leader category.

Goldstein served as Protiviti’s Global Innovation Leader from 2019 to 2021, where she was instrumental in driving a holistic approach to improving innovation across the company. She is currently responsible for global strategic corporate accounts for one of the largest financial services organizations in the world. Goldstein has over 20 years of experience providing Protiviti’s financial services industry clients with tailored solutions for their risk and controls, internal audit and SOX compliance requirements. In addition, she sits on the Plainview-Old Bethpage School District Audit Committee at New York.

“Despite all the disruption caused by the pandemic, Barbi has significantly enhanced our global innovation program and successfully driven the adoption of design thinking – which all employees now receive training for,” said Cory Gundersonexecutive vice president of global solutions, Protiviti and a Consultant “Top Consultant” in 2009. “His redesign of our residency program at global innovation sites – and the unexpected pivot to a virtual experience due to the pandemic – was in itself an innovation masterstroke.”

Callahan is a leader in Protiviti’s financial services security and privacy practices in the dallas market and the wider western region. She has over 13 years of experience providing cybersecurity and information security assessment, strategy and audit services and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA). Callahan works closely with fellow IT consultants to develop specialist client services such as Protiviti’s ransomware advisory and recovery offering to help clients strengthen their ransomware resilience and broader cybersecurity posture.

“Tricia is a dynamic leader at Protiviti, combining high intelligence and drive with insight, integrity, empathy and patience,” said Kim Bozzellaworld leader in technology consulting, Protiviti and a 2021 Consultant Winner of “Women Leaders in Technology”. “These qualities allow him to constantly motivate his teams, keep them focused on their goals and encourage them to collaborate in a way that improves our organization – while continually striving to ensure that our customers receive excellent service. .”

The profiles of Goldstein and Callahan are presented on the Consultant website, as well as all the winners.

Protiviti was appointed to Tips Annual “Best Companies to Work For” list for the eighth consecutive year in 2021.

About Protiviti

Protiviti ( is a global consulting firm that offers deep expertise, objective insights, a tailored approach and unparalleled collaboration to help leaders face the future with confidence. Protiviti and its independent and local member firms provide their clients with advisory and management solutions in the areas of finance, technology, operations, data, digital, legal, governance, risk and internal audit through its network of more than 85 offices in more than 25 countries.

Named to the Fortune 100 list of the best companies to work for in 2022® list, Protiviti has served more than 80 percent of Fortune 100 and nearly 80% of Fortune 500 companies. The firm also works with smaller and growing companies, including those seeking to go public, as well as 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.

Protiviti is not licensed or registered as an accounting firm and does not issue an opinion on the financial statements or provide attestation services.

Editor’s note: photos available on request.

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