ATLANTA, GA (November 24, 2015) – Rural Sourcing Inc. (RSI), a leading domestic IT sourcing company focused on cost-effective onshore software development and support, today announced the appointment of Michelle Jarrard to its Board of Directors.
Jarrard is a director of McKinsey & Company, a global management consulting firm that serves leading businesses, governments, nongovernmental organizations, and not-for-profits. During her tenure at McKinsey & Company, Jarrard was a client service partner focused on helping clients identify and implement operations improvements and subsequently served as the Firm’s Global CHRO, leading its global human resource functions including recruiting, training, benefits, and workforce planning, metrics and risk management. She also served on the firm’s operating committee and was appointed to oversee worldwide operations. Outside of work, Jarrard has had a lifelong interest in community service and currently serves on the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Operating Board and the Georgia Tech Foundation Board of Trustees.
“Michelle brings an extraordinary track record in strategic planning innovation, talent management and workforce planning to our team, and we look forward to benefiting from her expertise,” said Monty Hamilton, chief executive officer at Rural Sourcing Inc. “She will add a great new perspective that will, in turn, help drive our company’s vision as the leader in high-quality, U.S.-based IT outsourcing.”
“I am honored to be a part of Rural Sourcing’s board of directors and admire its purpose driven approach to creating technology jobs in the United States, while positively impacting the communities where centers are located,” said Michelle Jarrard. “I look forward to working closely with the company’s accomplished leadership team as the company continues to grow.”
A graduate of Georgia Tech, Jarrard received The Academy of Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award for her notable contributions to the profession, field, Institute, and the society at large.
About Rural Sourcing Inc.
Rural Sourcing Inc. is the leader in domestic sourcing, a cost-effective alternative to offshoring for technology development and the ongoing support and maintenance for critical business applications. RSI leverages IT skilled resources in our Development Centers, which are located near universities in smaller cities. Due to a lower cost of living and our proven delivery methods, RSI is able to provide significant cost savings for our clients. Well-trained employees with a strong work ethic living in low cost cities enable RSI to deliver exceptional value for our clients. Inherently, this value comes without the obstacles of time zones, distance, language, and geopolitical risks associated with offshore models. Over the next few years, Rural Sourcing, Inc. intends to create thousands of new technology jobs in the US by establishing development centers in non-metro, low cost of living cities across the United States. For more information, visit www.ruralsourcing.com.
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