Impact Makers Named Small Business Philanthropist of the Year

Impact Makers is honored to be selected as the inaugural Small Business Philanthropist of the Year by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), Central Virginia Chapter. The nomination came from Impact Makers’ community charity partners: Family Lifeline, Peter Paul Development Center, FLiPM (Future Leaders in Project Management) and Rx Partnership. “We are so thankful for […]

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Richmond Mayor Congratulates Impact Makers in October Newsletter

City of Richmond, Virginia Mayor Dwight C. Jones featured Impact Makers’ ranking on the Inner City 100 in his October 2015 newsletter. Fortune and the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) ranked Impact Makers as the 8th fastest growing inner city company in the U.S. Mayor Jones also commends Impact Makers’ business model and […]

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Amazon Web Services Publishes Case Study on Impact Makers’ Project

Amazon Web Services (AWS) published a case study on Impact Makers’ project with MedStar Health. Impact Makers used AWS to support a new digital presence for MedStar. The collaboration with AWS provides a state-of-the-art platform that is highly secure, scalable and cost-effective. MedStar Health is a large healthcare provider in the Baltimore/Washington metro area with 10 […]

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Cybersecurity News & Trends

So much is happening in the world of cybersecurity, and it impacts everyone, from individuals to businesses to communities as well as local, state and federal government. Impact Makers’ Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) consulting practice is seeing these significant trends: 1) Encryption is the best option! 2) Risk Assessments are the linchpin! and 3) Information sharing on […]

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Impact Makers Ranks 8th on the 2015 Inner City 100

The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) and Fortune magazine have recognized Impact Makers as the 8th fastest growing inner city company in the U.S. for the annual Inner City 100 awards. ICIC is a nonprofit research and strategy organization and the leading authority on U.S. inner city economies and the businesses that thrive […]

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Building Assurance through HIPAA and Safeguarding Health Information

8th Annual Safeguarding Health Information: Building Assurance through (HIPAA) Security Conference by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR), Sept 2-3, 2015 This conference offered sessions exploring security management and technical assurance of electronic health information. Presentations covered a variety of current topics including updates on […]

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Virginia Governor Signs Executive Directive to Strengthen Cybersecurity

Virginia Governor McAuliffe Signs Executive Directive to Strengthen Cybersecurity Protocol (Executive Directive 6), August 31, 2015 A tall order with a sense of urgency, Executive Directive 6 was issued by Governor McAuliffe to strengthen the Commonwealth’s cybersecurity measures in order to protect personal information and sensitive data through the expansion of cyber-related risk management activities. 

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Impact Makers and Amazon Web Services Host Seminar

Impact Makers and Amazon Web Services co-sponsored a breakfast seminar on September 15th in Washington, DC. Entitled “Cloud Strategies for Associations and Nonprofits,” the seminar attracted over 25 technology leaders from the DC area.

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Impact Makers Ranks 9th in the RVA 25 Fastest Growing Richmond Companies

Impact Makers made Richmond Biz Sense‘s RVA 25 list of 25 fastest growing companies in the Richmond region for the third year in a row, coming in at number 9. In 2014, we ranked 14th and in 2013, we ranked 10th. See the 2015 RVA 25 list. Read “A closer look at the fastest-firms in RVA” from the October 5, 2015 […]

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Project Management Transformation in an Agile World

By Ava McClain, Intern and Kevin Smith, Lead Consultant In the early years of information technology, project managers felt compelled to carefully plan out their every move. They delicately prepared each detail of a project and followed their pre-made path to the assignment’s completion. However, as technology evolved and created an age of increasingly rapid […]

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