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 effective design, development and execution of high quality, cost-effective solutions. J_blizzardJim 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. In that role, he directed corporate application development, oversaw development, delivery and support, and implemented the foundations of Enterprise Architecture. Additionally, he drove the creation of roadmaps that delivered a multi-year technology refresh and improvement strategy, consolidating and modernizing enterprise systems.

Previously, Jim was with Wachovia Securities, Capital One, Laser-Scan, Vredenburg and Electronic Data Systems.

Jim holds a B.S. in Accounting from Furman University.