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Who We Are

What we do makes us who we are.

We are Raining Virtue Solutions, and in a world of rapid change, we thrive by meeting challenges. Our leadership team and associates bring an extensive consulting experience and a track record of success. Ours are the best references in the business.

Meet Raining Virtue Solutions.

Troy Anderson

Managing Director, Business Operations

Troy Anderson has over 20 years of experience in consulting and business leadership and is the driving force behind Raining Virtue Solutions. His big six consulting experience, coupled with his leadership positions in consulting and technology centric organizations provide a well-rounded professional services background. Troy has worked in financial services, health care, high technology, distribution, manufacturing, government and energy industries. He has helped clients achieve strategic business objectives by leveraging technology. He has led enterprise wide implementations of package and custom software for finance, manufacturing and data security organizations.

He works in all areas of the practice with focus on business operations, business development and organizational strategy. Troy also participates in high profile consulting engagements aligned with the Raining Virtue Solutions strategy.

Troy's career started with Price Waterhouse in 1987, where he traveled extensively across the United States and abroad implementing enterprise wide package and custom financial and operational system solutions.

Tara Vagen

Director, Client Services

Tara Vagen has over 20 years of experience with international consulting firms Price Waterhouse, IBM and WRQ Consulting Services. Tara's experiences working in organizations large and small has created a keen focus for organizational efficiency, skills development, and customer satisfaction. She is driven by the challenge to provide the highest quality services in an ever demanding marketplace.

Tara's strengths lie in building and sustaining successful teams in a project or leadership environment. She has extensive project management experience with application development, packaged application, integration, and infrastructure projects. She has experience leading large project teams, working as a consultant to clients advising on best practices for projects, building and growing services organizations, and moving troubled projects to success.

Tara met and worked with Troy Anderson, founding Principal of Raining Virtue Solutions, at Price Waterhouse. They maintain a common zealousness for delivering good value and outstanding service to a diversified client base through the consulting, integration and managed services that Raining Virtue Solutions provides. Tara has been in leadership roles within services organizations large and small for the past 8 years. She has a degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Tampa, and serves on the board of the Seattle chapter of the Alliance of Technology and Women.

Claude Farmer

Sr. Practice Director

Claude Farmer is a senior member of the Raining Virtue Solutions management team and has over 20 years of experience leading and working with engineering teams in high performance computing, wireless communications and storage verticals. Claude has extensive international program and project leadership experience and has led engineering teams at industry leading companies such as Hewlett-Packard, Agilent Technologies and EMC. He has led geographically distributed teams in China, India, Canada, the US, and the UK using Scrum and Waterfall methodologies. His recent experience included serving as the VP of Engineering for Imation’s Nexsan product line.

Claude has a passion for technology, operational efficiency, and staff development, and is driven to provide the highest level of customer service. His global experience in diverse industries and technology brings a great deal of agility in dealing with complex technical and business challenges.