Pam Metzger is the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) for Porte Brown LLC which has 5 offices throughout the Chicago and suburban area. In addition to managing the day to day marketing and business development activities, Pam plays a key role in the firm’s strategic growth initiatives. As a seasoned accounting firm marketer with more than 20 years in the field, Pam has experienced first-hand the evolution of marketing responsibilities to include everything from rebranding and the digital evolution to working alongside the management team to attract, attain and integrate other accounting firms through the M&A process. Prior to joining Porte Brown in 2011, Pam was the CMO/Partner at Sikich LLP where she worked for 14 years and lead both the internal marketing objectives as well as the firm’s first external marketing services team—providing marketing plans, branding and websites for clients in a wide range of industries. Pam is a self-proclaimed marketing geek (loves stats and marketing technology) and enjoys renovating a newly purchased 11 acre home with her husband in the suburbs of Chicago.