06 Apr Meet Our Newest Associate To The Edafio Team, Jim Faver
The new associate spotlight recognizes the people-powered stories of the incredible individuals who are committed to our clients’ and Edafio’s success and fundamental to our vibrant culture. From consultants and engineers to sales leaders and administration and beyond, we’ll get to the heart of our team so you can get to know us a little bit better and find out what makes us tick. Today, we are delighted to introduce our most recent hire, Jim Faver, aClient Engagement Leader, stationed at our North Little Rock office.
If you have a moment, be sure to send Jim a message welcoming her to our rapidly growing company! Let’s learn more about him.
Tell us a little about yourself.
Personally: I’m happily married (44 years) to my soul-mate, Carolyn. We are both on our 2nd marriage, and we have three children: two sons (hers), one daughter (mine), five grandchildren. We were both born and raised in the Little Rock / NLR area. I’m a graduate of the University of Arkansas. Carolyn and I have been active members of Fellowship Bible Church – Little Rock for many years and integrate church and faith into our “life mission.” I have a heart for “missions,” and we both have a heart for “mentoring,” especially pre-marital / 2nd marriage couples. I’m also a health nut.
Professionally: I have worked in the IT industry for many years in various roles, and I enjoy the challenge of leveraging technology to promote customer partnerships and business success.
What brought you to Edafio?
The reputation of the people and the corporate culture.
I have two friends who work at Edafio — Keith Woodruff and Chuck Morse. I was open to another IT adventure and very attracted to 1) the quality and integrity of the company’s people and 2) the “one team” philosophy focused on client success.
What does your job entail?
Client Relationships and Technology Solutions. My role as a Client Engagement Leader is to build a trusted partnership with our clients, exceed their expectations, and apply appropriate advice for technology solutions.
Do you have a favorite motto or personal mantra?
No matter the situation, God is in control.
What do you like to do most outside of work?
Exercise; reading; fishing; serving, and ministry.
Do you have a favorite newspaper, newsletter, book, blog or podcast?
Favorite book = Bible
Favorite podcasts = Paul Tripp; Broken Brain; Dr. Hyman; The Bible Project;
What skill do you think everyone should learn?
Effective Communication; Listening vs. talking.
What upcoming technological innovation will dramatically impact the industry in the next five years?
An innovation that I believe will dramatically impact the industry is Artificial Intelligence (AI) – particularly for Cybersecurity solutions.
Are you interested in working with an awesome associate like Jim? Check out our Careers page to learn more about Edafio and our current openings!