Acclaim Consulting Group Appoints Joanne Wurst as Director of Program Management

By CIOReview | Monday, March 28, 2016

HOPKINTON, MA: Acclaim Consulting Group, Inc. announced that they have inducted Joanne Wurst as the Director of Program Management for the firm's Identity Management Practice. The group is one among the leading providers of Security, Identity, Governance, Access and API Management solutions.

With 15 years of designing, deploying and managing Identity Management solutions and programs, Ms. Wurst is the ideal person to take-over the new role. She is also certified in Project Management, Agile and Scrum (PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM). Ms. Wurst is active with the Buffalo chapter of the Project Management Institute, serving as Director of Professional Development Days.

"I'm very excited to join the Acclaim team," says Ms. Wurst. "I look forward to helping, advice, manage and guide our clients through their IAM and API security adoption journeys."

Before accepting the new role, Ms. Wurst served as Senior Manager, Identity and Access Management (IAM) at Sodexo organization that develops, manages, and delivers on-site services, benefits and rewards services, and personal and home services worldwide. She was primarily responsible for managing a team of professionals providing identity and access management for North American customers. Ms. Wurst has been instrumental in transforming the company’s IAM processes by streamlining the access request process, automating access provisioning, deprovisioning and significantly reducing IAM risk.

"Joanne is an extremely valuable addition to our growing team, bringing considerable IAM knowledge, a true customer perspective and extensive, enterprise project management and deployment expertise," stated Drew Ames, CEO of Acclaim Consulting. Peter Orondo, Founder and CTO said, "Joanne's experience, insight and existing relationships will support and enable our continued growth, and provide the necessary operational and project management expertise needed for our enterprise engagements."