Jimmy Buddenberg

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Jimmy Buddenberg

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Greenville, SC

Professional Overview

Jimmy has more than 25 years of experience in providing high quality IT and Security services to over 300 customers in industries including: Financial Services, Retail, Manufacturing, Transportation, Technology, Media, Telecommunications, Energy, and Public Sector. Recently, he served as a fractional CISO for one of the largest full-service financial institutions with $25.9 billion in assets and 161 offices in the Southeast. Organizations leverage his expertise as a digital and cybersecurity veteran to supplement their management team and support risk-based decisions as it relates to the organization’s information, cyber and technology security. Jimmy provides a collaborative approach for customers to manage risks, reduce costs, turn data and analytics into a competitive advantage, and achieve breakthrough digital transformations. 

He is the leader of the Elliott Davis Digital Practice and manages a team to help customers keep pace with the rapidly evolving digital landscape while focusing on achieving necessary regulatory compliance. Prior to joining Elliott Davis, Jimmy was a senior vice president for a $13B global IT services company. 

Education, Credentials and Special Training

  • B.S., Mathematics/Computer Science, magna cum laude, Muskingum University

Civic and Community Activities

  • Leadership Greenville Class 47
  • Parent Teacher Association Board, President
  • Homeowner’s Association Board, Vice President
  • Meals on Wheels Volunteer
  • Legacy Business Advisors Volunteer
  • Grace Church, Small Group Leader

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