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Board of Advisors

Jim Carrick

Jim Carrick is the CEO of LPA Software Solutions. LPA is a consulting firm with deep expertise in business analytics. With 15 years of experience and hundreds of satisfied clients, LPA offers cross industry solutions requiring predictive analytics, business intelligence, big data and financial performance management.

Prior to LPA, Jim was the Chairman of Polaris Library Systems (PLS) until March 2014. PLS was a software company that developed, sold and supported enterprise software for large public libraries and academic libraries. Prior to Polaris he was the President and CEO of Strategic Computer Solutions (SCS) from 2000-2007. SCS was an Information Technology Systems Integration company and reseller for IBM, Cisco and other technology manufacturers. Before acquiring SCS he spent 19 years at IBM in various sales and sales management positions.

He has been on a number of boards in the Central New York area including: CNY Regional Economic Development Council, Crouse Hospital, LeMoyne College, The Jim and Juli Boeheim Foundation, Syracuse Boys and Girls Club, Blue Highway and the CenterState CEO Technology Garden Board.

Jim has a BS degree from Stonehill College in North Easton, MA and an MBA from Syracuse University. He completed the IBM Client Executive MBA program at Harvard Business School. He and his wife Peggy, have 3 daughters and live in Fayetteville, NY. The entire family enjoys golf, running,cycling, traveling and SU athletics.

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