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TillmanCarlson Recruits Mary Carstens as Chief Financial Officer for Ballantyne Strong, Inc.

Chicago, IL (July 8, 2011) – TillmanCarlson is pleased to announce the recruitment of Mary Carstens as Chief Financial Officer for Ballantyne Strong, Inc.

Carstens joins Ballantyne after spending six years with Belden, Inc. where she most recently served as the Chief Financial Officer and Vice President, Finance for the company’s $330 million Asia Pacific Division. Prior to Belden, Carstens spent nine years with A.O. Smith where she helped build a mergers & acquisition function, and she began her career in public accounting.

Carstens holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Business Administration from Black Hills State University.

About Ballantyne Strong, Inc.

Headquartered in Omaha, NE, Ballantyne Strong, Inc. (AMEX: BTN) is a provider of digital cinema projection equipment and services, cinema screens and other cinema products. Ballantyne supplies major theater chains, top arenas, television and motion picture production studios, theme parks and architectural sites around the world. For further information on Ballantyne, visit www.strong-world.com.com.

About TillmanCarlson

Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, TillmanCarlson is a senior level executive search firm serving a broad range of companies from venture-backed start-ups to large, global corporations.