Jim Lewis is Chairman of Cumberland Consulting Group. He has 26 years of consulting experience and over 30 years of technology implementation experience. Prior to founding Cumberland, he was a Partner with Ernst & Young and a Vice President with CapGemini Ernst & Young for 14 years. He is based in Nashville.
Jim is a specialist in the design, development and implementation of various technology solutions, including healthcare, order management, distribution and manufacturing business initiatives. He combines a solid technology background with substantial experience with business process re-engineering and other business change projects. He has directed teams of over 300 people and has substantial experience with large, complex systems development and implementation projects. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).
Jim also has significant international consulting experience. In the mid-1990s, he participated in the organization of Ernst & Young’s pan-European consulting practice and managed the group’s largest systems implementation project. He lived and worked in France and the U.K. for four years. In 2003, he played a key role in CapGemini Ernst & Young’s largest outsourcing win with an agency of the British government.
Jim started his career with Deere & Company. While at Deere, he was involved with custom systems development projects covering order processing, warehouse management and purchasing. He graduated from the University of Iowa with a BBA in Management Information Systems.