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Jim Gephart

Director of IT, Simon Roofing and Sheet Metal Corp

James Gephart has 20+ years’ experience holding various positions as CIO, Vice President, and Director of IT for various market segments that include manufacturing, non-profit, security, legal and health care.  James excels in bringing teams together and leading change management efforts during major software implementations.   James strengths include aligning technology with business needs and making improvements in technology strategy that provide positive outcomes.  James strives to utilize the right solutions at the right time in order to position his employer favorably when using technology.  James technology experience includes both Microsoft and Linux platforms, e-commerce, Azure Cloud, Amazon Cloud, VMWare, various CRM solutions, and extensive use of project management.  James has support experience with company’s end-user population ranging from 100 to 13,000 users.

Latest from Jim Gephart

The CIO has many factors to consider when creating a technology strategy and aligning those strategies with the business. A technology strategy put in place a few years ago still needs to be reviewed annually to make sure it is meeting the needs of the business. One trend I have seen over the years affecting strategy is the competition of Cloud providers. Our company...