About Us

Efficiency from every angle

Business and Technology solutions for improved productivity and effectiveness

Makewise is a consulting firm based in Phoenix, Arizona. Our team of experts provides industry specific knowledge to solve critical business and technology challenges. And once solutions are in place, Makewise offers ongoing evaluation to ensure optimum levels of efficiency and effectiveness are maintained. Although every client is unique, our passion for problem solving, dedication to excellence and commitment to bottom line results remains constant.

Jim Mulligan, Founder and President

Jim Mulligan has over thirty years of experience in organizational management, business performance management, systems analysis and design, computer information systems, financial management, business operations, and accounting. Jim began his career with a “Big 4” public accounting firm and held subsequent executive positions in the financial services industry prior to founding Makewise. Jim has provided consulting services to public and private companies in a wide variety of industries and ranging in size from small development-stage companies to companies with in excess of $100 million in equity.

Jim has earned the Certified Information Systems Auditor certification and is a member of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association, the IEEE, and the IEEE Computer Society. He is also a member and Past-President of Arizona Business Leadership.

Jim graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Arizona State University in 1982.