Business Process Outsourcing: Joe Vales Recognized as a 2007 Finance and Accounting Superstar by Editors of FAO Today

Vales Consulting Group Founder Earns Industry Recognition For Branding and Shaping the Global BPO Market


RYE, N.Y., Feb. 9, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Joseph Vales, recognized as the marketing guru for the global Information Technology Outsourcing (ITO) and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) industries, has been selected as a 2007 Finance and Accounting Superstar by the editors of FAO Today, the F&A outsourcing industry's preeminent trade publication. The annual list recognizes the most influential and respected corporate buyers, service providers, strategy consultants and thought leaders for their achievements and contributions to the global F&A outsourcing industry.

This is the third consecutive year that Vales, Senior Partner of the Vales Consulting Group, LLC and Vales Advisors, LLC has been named an FAO Superstar by the magazine editors. Vales, who FAO Today called the "most widely used business development consultant in the IT Services industry," is known for his thought leadership contributions to the industry. For PricewaterhouseCoopers, Vales conceived and directed the landmark Global Top Decision-Makers Research which shaped the BPO market for years. Consulting Magazine tracked Joe's impact on the market and described him as the "BPO Pioneer." In 2006, TechSpend magazine recognized Vales as the "Father of BPO" and "Deal Advisor."

Vales established Vales Consulting Group in 2001 as a strategic advisory firm providing marketing and business development services to the senior management of leading service providers, private equity firms, and other professional organizations in the ITO, software, and BPO marketplaces. The Group combines in-depth knowledge of market conditions and business opportunities, world-class sales proposal process expertise from lead generation to close, and the ability to work effectively with senior management to help clients build and sustain market leadership. No other firm can match Vales Consulting Group's expertise in developing robust value propositions for their clients and understanding what it takes to win business.

The Vales Consulting Group has authored over 175 white papers, research reports, by-lined articles, and interviews on the issues that drive the IT Services industry. Clients regard the firm as a trusted strategic partner who really cares about growing their business and generating top-line revenues and bottom-line profits. The firm works closely with clients as an extension of their management teams to develop and implement cost effective marketing strategies and sales programs. The programs and strategies they develop for clients distinguish the Group's service offerings and give them a real competitive advantage in the marketplace.

Vales Consulting Group ( can be reached via telephone at 1-914-967-3200 or via email at



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