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Jimmy Sawyers

Jimmy Sawyers

Jimmy Sawyers helps financial institutions tackle issues ranging from technology planning to risk management. His twenty-eight plus years of experience in the information technology field includes directing the operations and technology division of a community bank where at age 21, he became one of the youngest officers in the history of his 100-year old bank.

In addition to his nine years as a banker, he has been a consultant to the financial services industry for over 19 years. Jimmy is a graduate of Christian Brothers University in Memphis, Tennessee, with a B.S. in Business and a concentration in Information Technology Management and Telecommunications. Jimmy is on the faculty of the Barret Graduate School of Banking at Christian Brothers University, the Southeastern School of Banking at Vanderbilt University, the Virginia Bankers School of Bank Management at the University of Virginia, the Mississippi School of Banking at the University of Mississippi, and the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking at Southern Methodist University, where he teaches the technology courses at all five schools. Active in the industry as a speaker, author and teacher, Jimmy is a frequent contributor to BankersOnline, publishes the annual Top Ten Trends Impacting Bank Technology for the Bankers as Buyers publication, and he is the author of the book, IT Auditing for Financial Institutions.

Nationally recognized for his entertaining presentations that engage, inform, and educate, Jimmy delivers valuable takeaways, practical advice, and a fresh perspective to complex issues.

Jimmy, his wife Cindy, and their three children, live in Collierville, Tennessee.

Areas of Expertise: 
Core System Selection
Disaster Recovery and Contingency Planning
Information Security
Internet Banking
IT Auditing
Network Design
Network Security
Contact info: 

You may contact Jimmy at or at 901.487.2575.

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