Impact Makers wins Business Week’s Social Entrepreneurship Award

Business Week named Impact Makers the second Most Promising Social Entrepreneur in America. In the 1st annual competeition, more than 200 companies were nominated, 25 finalists were selected by Business Week reporters and editors, and readers voted on their top picks with more than 12,500 votes cast. Impact Makers came in second place with 11% of the votes. […]

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Richmond Magazine features Impact Makers

Impact Makers is featured in the March issue of Richmond Magazine. The article “Risk Takers” includes CEO Michael Pirron as one of eight local entreprenuers who took a chance on starting businesses with a different kind of story to tell.

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Richmond Times-Dispatch Update on Local Philanthropy

Richmond Times-Dispatch (excerpt) from “Foundation donates $60,510 to cancer center,” published December 21, 2008: “Michael Pirron, chief executive officer and founder of Impact Makers Inc., donated $6,000 to Rx Partnership, a public-private partnership that provides prescription medication for uninsured Virginians. Impact Makers, a Richmond-based information technology and management-consulting firm, will make monthly donations of at least $1,000 to Rx Partnership. “By providing […]

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Impact Makers Receives National Coverage in Campus Technology Magazine

Impact Makers receives national coverage in Campus Technology magazine. In “A New Form of Business for a New, Socially Conscious World,” recently retired CIO Diane Holmes Barbour reflects on her 40+ year career in IT and ongoing desire for more balance in her life. She worked long hours yet yearned to be more involved in […]

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Impact Makers Makes National News in Consulting Magazine

Consulting Magazine interviewed CEO Michael  Pirron about Impact Makers’ unique consulting model. In”Impact Makers’ Pirron: Consulting for a Cause,” the question is posed: Can a not-for-profit consultancy exist? Pirron answers “Yes,” and explains how the business model works and is successful.

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Impact Makers on Good Company Radio

CEO Michael Pirron was interviewed on the radio program Good Company with Michael Connor, a one-hour weekly program on Lime/Sirius Satellite Radio which focuses on the fields of sustainability, corporate responsibility and business ethics. Hosted by award-winning journalist Michael Connor, Editor of Business Ethics online magazine, the program is broadcast nationally on Saturdays and Sundays on Sirius […]

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Richmond.com Commemorates Impact Makers’ First Year

Richmond.com commemorates Impact Makers’ First Year in “A Year of Impact.” The article states that after one year, the local IT firm proves that giving away all its profits is indeed profitable. Impact Makers donated $41,000 and $30,000 in services to Safe Harbor, a local domestic violence shelter. CEO and Founder, Michael Pirron states that […]

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Impact Makers Makes Cover of Metro Business

Impact Makers is on the cover of the latest Richmond Times Dispatch Metro Business section. The “Spotlight on Small Business” asks, Does it ever make sense for a business to give all of its profit to charity? “Absolutely,” according to the founders of Impact Makers. The article details the unique business model, successful first year of operations and […]

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