CHARLOTTE, NC--(Marketwire - February 1, 2010) - Premier Alliance Group, Inc. (OTCBB: PIMO), a business and technology consulting firm, announced that they have engaged with one of the nation's top financial institutions to work on additional BASEL II initiatives.

BASEL II efforts involve working on bank regulations to help financial institutions manage operational and financial risks. This includes providing tools to regulators to use in assessing the institution and includes systemic, pension, strategic and liquidity risks. The regulations are an international standard that all banks must comply with and is managed by the four US federal banking agencies (Office of the Controller, Federal Reserve Board, FDIC, and Office of Thrift Supervision).

Premier Alliance Group assisted this institution on the first phases of these efforts throughout 2008 and 2009 including BASEL I and have been awarded contracts to continue working on additional phases throughout 2010.

Premier Alliance Group, Inc. provides business consulting services to customers with a focus on core areas of business processes used throughout the corporate world; including project management, business analysis, business consulting and strategic consulting. Typical initiatives in which the Company provides services include compliance and regulatory, merger and acquisition, and business process reengineering efforts.

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