Rachel Marano One of 2014’s Rising Stars

Rachel Marano One of 2014's Rising Stars blog post

BELLEVUE, Wash. and CHICAGO, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Pivot Point Consulting, LLC (Pivot Point), a healthcare IT consultancy, is pleased to announce that Rachel (Halonen) Marano, Co-Founder and Partner of Pivot Point, has been awarded one of this year’s Rising Stars of the Profession award from Consulting magazine. This award recognizes the nation’s top 35 consultants, under the age of 35, for excellence in their industry.

Ms. Marano responded to learning of this great achievement by saying, “This award underscores the value of the important work we do as consultants. Furthermore, it tells our industry that we are serious about our profession and dedicated to continued growth.” Ms. Marano has extensive consulting and leadership experience implementing and managing healthcare IT projects. Additionally, she’s provided service to more than 20 healthcare organizations nationwide. She continues to advise and help client partners plan and execute their IT implementations and develop long-term IT strategies.

Ms. Marano has served on the Greater Chicago Chapter (GCC) for HIMSS as a board member since 2006. She also served as Communications Chair and President, and she remains active as a Member at Large.

Rachel Marano believes that her success is rooted in some important advice that was received from one of her mentors. The advice: “Always exceed expectations for your employees, clients, and co-workers. Most importantly, believe in your dreams and never, ever give up.”