Impact Makers Announces Two Senior Hires

Continuing our momentum that began earlier in the first quarter of 2012, Impact Makers is expanding our professional consulting staff with the hiring of two senior employees. Ben Smith joined in 2012, as a Principal Consultant. Ben is a senior program manager with experience in high profile federal healthcare consulting programs. Ross Decker rejoined in […]

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Richmond Times-Dispatch Features Impact Makers’ President Carl Miller

The March 24, 2012 Richmond Times-Dispatch ran Getting to Know: Carl Miller with Impact Makers. The interview with Carl discusses his background, first job, most inspiring book, and information on Impact Makers’ recent success and future plans. Carl says his best business decision was “investing in great people” and that “recent hires at Impact Makers have proved […]

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Impact Makers Elects New Board Member – Josh Dare

Impact Makers is pleased to welcome a new member to our Board of Directors: Josh Dare of The Hodges Partnership. For more than 30 years, Josh has crafted communications programs for a broad cross-section of organizations and companies. He has served on the front lines of national civic debate, developed impactful crisis communications strategies, forged enduring media relationships, […]

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Impact Makers Elects New Board Member – Josh Dare

Impact Makers is pleased to welcome a new member to our Board of Directors: Josh Dare of The Hodges Partnership. Josh Dare For more than 30 years, Josh has crafted communications programs for a broad cross-section of organizations and companies. He has served on the front lines of national civic debate, developed impactful crisis communications […]

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Impact Makers Elects New Board Members

Impact Makers is pleased to welcome three new members to our Board of Directors: Nancy Eberhardt of Pathwise Partners, Bob Mooney of New Richmond Ventures, and Josh Dare of The Hodges Partnership. Impact Makers is a “competitive social venture” that operates as for profit company but contributes all of its profits to community charity partners. Therefore, our board members have […]

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Four Steps To Recovering Run Away Projects

You don’t have to manage projects for long before you encounter situations where expectations no longer match reality.  Whether you’re dealing with scope creep, budget overruns or missed deadlines, sooner or later you’ll have to deal with a project that’s gotten out of bounds.  IT projects are notorious offenders, partly because they involve so much […]

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William and Mary’s SEcon – Social Entrepreneurship Conference

Michael Pirron and Rodney Willett represented Impact Makers at the College of William and Mary’s SEcon – Social Entrepreneurship Conference -March 15-17, 2012 at the Mason School of Business in Williamsburg. SEcon featured nationally and internationally recognized thought leaders in social entrepreneurship and corporate social responsibility who presented their models for businesses and organizations in discussions […]

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William and Mary’s SEcon – Social Entrepreneurship Conference

Michael Pirron and Rodney Willett represented Impact Makers at the College of William and Mary’s SEcon – Social Entrepreneurship Conference -March 15-17, 2012 at the Mason School of Business in Williamsburg. SEcon featured nationally and internationally recognized thought leaders in social entrepreneurship and corporate social responsibility who presented their models for businesses and organizations in discussions with attendees from […]

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Kanban Training in Charlottesville March 21-22, 2012

Join us for Lean-Kanban University Accredited Kanban Training! Impact Makers is offering an in-depth two-day Kanban training seminar in Charlottesville, 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 […]

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PBS NewsHour on B Corporations

On February 29th, PBS NewsHour aired Benefit Corporations Aim to Make a Profit — and a Positive Impact as part of Economics correspondent Paul Solman’s Making Sen$e of financial news series. The program covers benefit corporations, firms striving to make a positive impact on society while also turning a profit. Seven states have passed benefit corporation legislation. […]

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