Jim Furr is the Chief Information Officer (CIO) for North Wind Group and President & General Manager of North Wind Services, LLC and North Wind Technologies, LLC. Previously he served as President of North Wind, Inc., the Vice President and Operations Manager for North Wind’s Southeast Region, and Program Manager for North Wind contracts with the USACE Savannah District, DOE Savannah River, and Oak Ridge sites, and for numerous industrial and commercial clients in the southeast. Jim is a Licensed Professional Geologist, and an accredited Project Management Professional (PMP) with 30 years of experience in project management, operations, geological and hydrogeological site investigations, and site remediation and closures. He currently manages the Supplemental Labor Services contract at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and is maturing North Wind’s IT program, adopting DevSecOps principles and ensuring the adoption of modern cyber security techniques and approaches.
Before joining North Wind in 2007, Jim was a managing partner for 17 years with Kubal-Furr & Associates. He has served on the South Carolina Board of Registration of Professional Geologists, the Geological Sciences Advisory Committee for Clemson University College of Engineering and Science, and the Carolina Geological Society. Jim has a B.A. degree in Geology from Clemson University and an M.S. in Geology from Eastern Kentucky University.