Jim Blizzard Joins Impact Makers as a Principal Consultant

Impact Makers is pleased to announce that Jim Blizzard has joined Impact Makers as a Principal Consultant.  Mr. 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 […]

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Impact Makers’ Kate Foster Speaks at Virginia Women’s Conference

Kate Foster, Impact Makers’ Director of Client Relations, spoke at Sen. Mark Warner’s Virginia Women’s Conference, held October 13, 2012 in Roanoke. Kate participated in a panel discussion called “If We Can’t Have It All, Can We Have It Balanced?” It was a roundtable conversation about work/life balance, including how to grow in your career, […]

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Michael Pirron Keynotes Regent University Law School’s Social Enterprise Symposium

Impact Makers’ CEO Michael Pirron spoke at the Regent University Law Review Symposium on Emerging Issues in Social Enterprise. Michael was the Keynote Speaker at the event’s banquet, where he presented information about the B Corporation movement and Virginia’s adoption of its benefit corporation statute. Michael was also a panelist at one of the event’s sessions, […]

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B Lab Recognizes Founding B Corps on their 5th Anniversary

October 4, 2012 – The Founding B Corps were recognized by B Lab at the annual 2012 B Corp Champions Retreat in Half Moon Bay, CA. This year marks the fifth anniversary of Certified B Corporations. B Lab presented special plaques to the founding members. The plaque states: “Impact Makers As a Founding B Corporation, You saw […]

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Impact Makers Wins B Corporation Impact Award!

Impact Makers’ Vice President of Business Strategy Rodney Willett was honored with an award at the recent B Corp Champions Retreat. The invitation-only event celebrates the past year of action and results in the B Corporation community. This year’s event, the fourth annual, was held in Half Moon Bay, CA. Impact Makers’ Impact Award was received for ongoing […]

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Join us for Kanban Training in Richmond October 10-11!

Impact Makers is sponsoring an in-depth two-day Kanban training seminar in Richmond,Virginia. We are teaming with Daniel Vacanti to offer the training class to provide an introduction to Lean, Pull Systems, and Kanban. Kanban and other Lean-Agile methods are proven approaches to maximize customer value and ROI from IT projects and business operations.  The session […]

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PMI Central Virginia Presents: Kanban – Applying Lean Management in Government

September 13, 2012 – Impact Makers’ Doug Couvillion spoke at PMI Central Virginia Chapter – Government Local Interest Group Meeting. Doug is Impact Makers’ Director, Project Delivery and presented “Kanban – Applying Lean Management in Government.” The presentation included how to apply lean management principles to projects, an introduction to Kanban, and examples of state government successfully implementing […]

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Impact Makers Participates in ConnectSouthside’s Social Enterprise Workshop

Impact Makers is participating in the ConnectSouthside workshop “Social Enterprise & the Sectors: What We’re Learning from Entrepreneurs” on September 13, 2012. Greg Werkheiser, Executive Director of the Center for Social Entrepreneurship at George Mason University and founder of the Phoenix Project will speak at the event about trends in social entrepreneurship, its impact on […]

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Impact Makers Participates in COVITS Kanban panel

September 9, 2012 – Andy Savage participated in the Kanban panel at the recently completed Commonwealth of Virginia Information Technology Symposium (COVITS), held Sept. 6-7 in Richmond, Virginia.  Andy provided an overview of Kanban workflow and visibility concepts to a standing room only crowd of state, local, and higher education technology leaders from across Virginia.  Impact […]

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Richmond Times-Dispatch on the Local Inc. 500

On August 22, 2012, the Richmond Times-Dispatch ran “4 local firms on list of 500 fastest growing” on Inc. magazine’s list of the top 5000 fastest-growing private companies in America. The Richmond region faired better than recent years. “Four local companies earned a spot on the Inc. 500, a big jump from the previous two […]

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