Akron - SS&G welcomes Katie Tolin as the firm's new director of practice growth. Tolin will lead the firm's marketing team, where she will oversee marketing strategy, business development, public relations and product management.

Tolin brings nearly 20 years of experience in professional services, including accounting and legal marketing, to SS&G. Her past roles include leading the practice growth department at Rea & Associates for 11 years and five years with a local law firm. In 2013, Accounting Today named Tolin one of the top 100 most influential people in accounting, and she was named Accounting Marketer of the Year in 2010. Tolin is currently president of the Association for Accounting Marketing and is vice chair of the board of directors of Junior Achievement of East Central Ohio.