IT Veterans with Business Savvy
EffectiveIT Group is a virtual company utilizing both in-house and independent Senior IT Management consultants. This model allows us to reach out and utilize the right expertise for your needs.
- Over 75 years of combined Senior IT Management experience
- Experience in technology AND business disciplines
- Specialists in IT Governance for companies large and small
- The breadth of experience to tailor a solution to your IT and corporate environment
David Blumhorst - Experienced CIO/CFO
David is an experienced CIO/CFO that founded EffectiveIT™ Group in order
to provide high-level IT management consulting to businesses of all sizes. He
has over 20 years of management experience, and a depth of IT knowledge
developed through hands-on experience with hardware, software, and
networks. From his finance days, David developed a keen business sense
and knowledge of business processes that he brings to the targeted
deployment of information technologies.
Consulting on IT Governance, including the establishment and running of
Project Management Offices (PMO), centralized Resource Management,
Project Management, SDLC design, and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.
Served as Sr. Director, IT-PMO for PeopleSoft, transforming the
planning and delivery of project-based work for their 500+ resource IT
Served as CIO of Clarent Corp., a mid-sized telecom manufacturing
company. Managed a global workforce responsible for delivering IT systems
and services to 1,000 + employees in 16 countries worldwide.
Served as the financial officer for mid-size corporations over a 10 year
span, including software vendors, high-tech manufacturers, a publishing
company, and a silver recovery firm.
Marc Stewart - Experienced IT Executive
Marc is an experienced IT Executive that has served on both sides of the IT house. He worked the infrastructure side for some of the most demanding customers in the IT world - lawyers. As Director of IT Operations and Brobeck, Flager, and Harrison, Marc oversaw the networking, data operations, help desk, and telecom areas for one of the largest law firms in the United States.
As the Director for Applications at Clarent Corp., Marc was instrumental in re-architecting the application architecture for this global VoIP company.
Marc founded MTech Enterprises, a boutique consulting practice focused on resolving difficult business problems by applying “best practice” processes improvement and technology. Solutions were developed for the retail, manufacturing, advertising, and insurance industries to name a few.
Marc also brings business savvy to all his engagements, as he started his career in marketing at Mervyn's, a large US retailer. There he worked in public relations and advertising before making the leap to IT.
His project and PMO experience ranges from PMO “re-invigoration” to running large projects in most of his job exposures.