Chief Information Officer, Chief Security Officer
Jeff Crimmins has served as both the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Chief Security Officer (CSO) at Freed Maxick CPAs P.C. since 2013. Before joining Freed Maxick, Jeff served as the Chief Technology Officer for a local Business Technology consulting company which served Western and Central New York. Prior to that he was the Director of Information Technology for a large custom manufacturer in the Southeastern United States. Jeff has spent the past 20 years working with companies of all shapes and sizes from countless industries, but he has particular competencies in the technologies that drive health care, manufacturing, hospitality, and professional services organizations.
As the CIO Jeff is responsible for aligning the firms internal technology vision with the business goals of the organization, for the optimization of the tools used to deliver exceptional client service, and for guiding and developing the technical services offerings provided to the firms client base. As the CSO, Jeff is responsible for the overall security of the firm, the safety of its data and intellectual property, and for the protection of its client’s sensitive information across all platforms.
He has a passion for the powerful and transformative nature of the blending of technology with people, policy and process. He enjoys working with people across disciplines and business types, building high performing teams, and mentoring those around him.
Affiliations and Awards
- Food Bank of WNY, Technology Advisory Committee
- 612 C-Level Executive of the Year 2016, Buffalo Business First
- State University of New York at Buffalo, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
- Villanova University, Advanced Project Management Certifications
- Numerous Industry Certifications