PRAGMATEK - Key Persons

Jodi Martin

Job Titles:
  • General Manager
Outside of work: Jodi enjoys cabin life, boating, ballroom dancing, yoga, and Zumba. Read more about Jodi's experience on LinkedIn.

Steve Bloom - CEO

Job Titles:
  • CEO
  • Owner
Specialties: strategic planning and sales development for growth, ROI through IT and strategic alignment "I am passionate about making connections with C-level executives and board members to demonstrate how Pragmatek's seasoned consultants will help them grow and expand their businesses. I love it when you ask me: ‘Where have you done this before?' That's because our work has the same measureable impact whether we're driving results at a small, mid-market or Fortune 500 company. And once you become a satisfied Pragmatek client, you are our best sales person. It's my job to show you what success looks like." You can depend on Steve for direct, honest answers and accountability to improve your company's bottom line. With an earnest desire for clear impact with ROI, he has been the linchpin between C-level executives and consultants for more than 25 years. Steve worked for IBM'sIT consulting group for four years before joining Pragmatek in sales in 1991. The business grew quickly and within three years, he became owner and CEO. Steve understands your need to be more operationally efficient and better utilize people and technology, as well as your aspirations to increase business and gain market share. He also shares his enthusiasm for making connections and improving performance for nonprofit organizations through his work with Social Venture Partners. Outside of work: Steve plays golf and hockey, and enjoys running, biking and spending time at his cabin with his friends and his girls.

Tim Allen

Job Titles:
  • VP of Management Consulting
Specialties: process improvement, operations/manufacturing assessments, IT and strategy alignment "My passion is working with C-level teams to deal with tough business issues. It's all about bridging the gap between business strategy and process, and then utilizing technology for greater business leverage. With practical recommendations on where to focus improvements, I enjoy helping my clients get to the next level of business." As the former CEO of a steel fabrication company, Tim can relate to the problems that all C-level executives face in their supply chain, manufacturing, warehousing and distribution functions. He has first-hand experience solving growth, financial, operational and staffing challenges. Based on his expertise and best practices, he'll help you discover and shore up risks, then create new opportunities for increased revenues, margins and customer service. Learn more about Tim's expertise by reading his article, "Improve Your Business: Processes for ERP Efficiency," from the 2011 article in Strategic Finance. Outside of work: Tim is active in Western horsemanship, fly fishing, hiking and skiing.