Impact Makers 2011 Highlights and Impact Report

From the co-chair of the Impact Makers Board of Directors, Jill Sumner Dear Friend of Impact Makers: The beginning of the New Year brings to mind all that has been accomplished and all that has yet to be done.  I am contacting you today to share information about the community contributions and goals of a […]

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Impact Makers Joins William and Mary Impact Investing Discussion Panel

New Richmond Ventures principal and Impact Makers Board member Bob Mooney organized a discussion panel on social impact companies and impact investing, held February 8th in Richmond for visiting MBA students from the College of William and Mary.  The students are members of the Impact Investing Junto at the College’s Mason School of Business.  Bob’s […]

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Richmond Biz Sense on Impact Makers’ Support of CHOCOHOLIC!

On January 31, 2012, Richmond Biz Sense ran Eat Chocolate and Do Good  – CHIP’s CHOCOHOLIC! 2012, Presented by Impact Makers. Children’s Health Involving Parents (CHIP) of Greater Richmond, a program of Family Lifeline, will host its seventh annual CHOCOHOLIC! at the Virginia War Memorial on Thursday, February 9 from 6-9 p.m. CHIP has been […]

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Andy Savage Joins Impact Makers as Principal Consultant

Impact Makers is pleased to announce that Andy Savage has joined the company as a Principal Consultant. Mr. Savage is a Certified Master Scrum Lean/Agile Coach and an entrepreneur with vast experience in creating profitable businesses through the organic application of technology to meet customer needs. Andy Savage Andy combines his vast experience, new technologies […]

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CEO Michael Pirron on Clinical Decision-Making Tool MedCPU

Impact Makers’ CEO Michael Pirron is quoted in the January 30, 2012 Richmond Times-Dispatch article “MedCPU product captures a full clinical picture of a patient.” MedCPU is a clinical decision support and clinical guidance platform that helps hospitals achieve Meaningful Use. The Henrico-based company developed a technology that reads and analyzes notes written by physicians […]

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Kanban Training in Richmond February 8-9

Impact Makers is once again offering an in-depth two-day Kanban training seminar right here in Richmond, Virginia. We are teaming with Daniel Vacanti to offer the training class to provide an introduction to Lean, Pull Systems and Kanban. As a participant in the class you will learn how to: Drive change by limiting work-in-progress, Create […]

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Impact Makers’ Lean-Agile Practice Kicks into High Gear for 2012

Lean-Agile Practice:  Principles, Partners & Thought-Leaders Already a thought leader in Lean-Agile IT space through our work with world-class corporate transformations and local Agile community involvement, Impact Makers has supercharged its investment in talent as well as practice partnerships to be able to offer proven strategies for novices to even the most Agile-savvy of technicians.  […]

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Come to Agile Cville’s Feb 3 meeting on Lean, Agile & Kanban

What’s all this talk about Lean, Agile and Kanban?  I hear it empowers teams to take control of their work. Wow! What else does it do? Come and find out! Impact Makers and VGT are sponsoring the February 3rd Agile Cville meeting. Join us for a discussion on Lean-Agile, Kanban, TDD (Test-Driven Development). You’ll also hear how one company successfully […]

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Jay Coen Gilbert – On better businesses

Jay Coen Gilbert shares his vision to harness the power of business to solve society’s problems through B Corporations — a new standard labeling socially and environmentally responsible companies. B Corps will help corporations be profitable while solving society’s problems. Coen Gilbert co-founded B Lab, an organization trying to solve social and environmental problems by relying […]

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ABA Journal features Impact Makers

The ABA Journal features Impact Makers in “Profiting for Good: New Corp Structure Helps Nonprofits Deliver Benefits,” in the January 2012 issue. The article discusses the company’s unique business model, donating all profits to charity, and the benefit corporation laws spreading across the country.

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