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Jim Powers

Director of Implementation—State and Commercial

Problems do not go away. They must be worked through or else they remain, forever a barrier to the growth and development of the spirit

Prior to Ready Computing, Jim has 14 years in Healthcare IT with 11 years working in Project and Program Management implementing Cerner EMR across the U.S.. He has also worked for Pfizer, inc. for four years as part of a global IT infrastructure management team after 5 years of active duty in the U.S. Navy. Jim brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in organizational and program management with an IT services focus.  Started with Ready Computing in May of 2020 as Program Manager on the Federal team to help kick off the first production site of VDIF with the VA. Moved to Senior Program Manager in 2021 to grow our Professional Services State & Commercial division and then accepted the position as Director of Implementation Services State & Commercial in September 2021.


Cabell Huntington Hospital/Marshall health, Project Director, 2019 to 2020

Jupiter Medical Center, Cerner Program Director Consultant, 2018 to 2019

Iasis Healthcare/Steward Healthcare, Implementation Project Manager, 2016 to 2018

Blanchard Valley Hospital, Cerner Implementation Program Manager, 2015 to 2016

Memorial Hospital at Gulfport, Cerner Project Manager, 2015 to 2016

Indiana Health University, Senior Project Manager, 2014 to 2015

Via Christi Health/Ascension Health, Senior Project Manager, 2013 to 2014

Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center, Project Manager, 2012 to 2013

Tenet Healthcare, Project Coordinator, 2010 to 2013

Pfizer, Inc., Global IT Infrastructure Manager, 2007 to 2010


Eastern Connecticut State University

Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification

Ready Computing Leadership

Executive Team

Michael LaRocca
Michael LaRocca Founder and CEO
James Gallagher
James Gallagher Chief Operating Officer
Jeremy Derby
Jeremy Derby Chief Services Officer
Chad Root
Chad Root Vice President of Managed Services
Todd Johnson
Todd Johnson Vice President of Product Development
Trudy Wade
Trudy Wade Vice President of Finance and Administration

Management Team

Laurie Blount
Laurie Blount Director of Implementation—Federal
Mario Carranza
Mario Carranza Director of Finance
Steve Orman
Steve Orman Director of Implementation—International Sector
Jim Powers
Jim Powers Director of Implementation—State and Commercial
Olivia Reyes
Olivia Reyes Director of Human Resources
Anthony Simonetta
Anthony Simonetta Director of Compliance and Risk Management
Matthew Simpson
Matthew Simpson Director of Solution Architecture
Kate Skrocki
Kate Skrocki Director of Software Development
Mark Taylor
Mark Taylor Director of Product Strategy

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