“Tech Champions” with Nate Larmore from MGAC

Each week on “Tech Champions,” our host Daniel Beaty sits down with experts in the information technology world. This week, Daniel spoke to Nate Larmore from MGAC.

MGAC started in 1996 with three simple goals: to do the most interesting and challenging work, to have fun working together, and to build a successful business in the process.

To learn more, visit https://www.mgac.com

Short company description: Advisors and program managers for complex technology deployment projects.

What was your first role in the technology field?: pulling cable for college credits

What IT project are you most proud of?: the one I’m working on

What is the biggest challenge that IT departments are facing today?: Operational demands have placed more weight than ever on the enterprise. Our clients are stretched thin with managing day-to-day business while being expected to quickly adapt to new demands.

Who is someone you would consider a mentor?: One of the most well-rounded executives I’ve worked for at a consulting agency in the Pacific Northwest. He had a strong sense of strategy and took the time to nurture his direct reports to see technology less as a capital expense and more as a strategic tool to advance our client’s business.