Impact Makers Announces 3 New Hires

Impact Makers is pleased to announce three recent new hires. Jim Blizzard has joined as a Principal Consultant; Dean Jadlowski has joined as a Senior Consultant; and Manisha Joshi has joined as a Process Consultant.

Jim Blizzard, Principal Consultant

Jim Blizzard is a visionary and goal-oriented Senior Information Technology Leader. He has more than 22 years of demonstrated experience in planning, developing and implementing forward-looking information solutions to address business opportunities.  He delivers bottom- line results through effective design, development and execution of high quality, cost-effective solutions. Jim merges a coaching leadership style with excellent communication skills to continually drive focused teams toward performance excellence. He has a proven record in streamlining operations, relating technical information to business users and leading projects to fruition. Prior to joining Impact Makers, Jim was a Director and Enterprise Architect at Markel Corporation. Jim holds a B.S. in Accounting from Furman University.

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Dean Jadlowski, Senior Consultant

Dean Jadlowski

Dean Jadlowski is a Senior Project Manager with a wide variety of experience, from banking to public education. He has evaluated business processes for workflow automation, developed multi-year strategies for organizations, created project management offices, led large complex projects, and directed project managers and business analysts. His wealth of experiences enable him to recognize, evaluate, and meet multiple business challenges. Prior to joining Impact Makers, Dean was the Director of Technology with Charlottesville City Public Schools. In that role, he oversaw daily operations, technical support, and projects for the entire school system, managing an annual budget over $1 million. Previously, Dean was Technology Project Leader and Interim Assistant Director of Technology with Henrico County Public Schools for a system consisting of 67 sites, 6,000 staff and 50,000 students. Dean is a certified Project Management Professional and holds a B.F.A. in Arts and Advertising from Virginia Commonwealth University.

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Manisha Joshi, Process Consultant

Manisha Joshi

Manisha Joshi is an experienced Project Manager and Consultant, having led and facilitated meetings for multiple Federal agency and Fortune 500 corporate projects. She is skilled at designing workflows, optimizing processes, tracking financials, analyzing data, identifying requirements, design, testing, user acceptance, and end-user training. Prior to joining Impact Makers, Manisha studied in Old Dominion University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program and works as a Certified Experienced-Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT) and Certified Personal Trainer (CPT). Previously, Manisha was a Consulting Analyst on multiple Federal agency projects with Accenture, including the Department of Education, the Defense Logistics Agency and the U.S. Postal Service. She also served as the Community Service Lead for Accenture at the Department of Education, where she organized community service events in the Washington, D.C. area.  In addition, she was a Project Manager for Lemer Pax and interned at General Electric and Philip Morris. Manisha holds a B.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering with a minor in Business from Virginia Tech.

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About Impact Makers

Impact Makers is a management and technology consulting company based in Richmond, Virginia. We provide Project Management, Business Process Improvement and Healthcare/Medical Management Strategy and Implementations. We are a for profit company but we have no shareholders and contribute our profits to local, healthcare related charities.