Fortium Partners Strengthens Its State & Local Government Practice

Project | Interim | Fractional CIO & CTO Services

DALLAS, TX, June 12, 2014 / -- FORTIUM PARTNERS, the world’s premier provider of Technology Leadership and Interim/Fractional CIO/CTO services, has announced that Jerry Byrd, a 30-year IT Leader with deep Public Sector consulting experience, has joined the firm’s central region. 

Jerry Byrd has served clients in both advisory and interim leadership roles in the public and private sectors for more than twenty-five years, and served as National Partner for the State and Local Government Sector for Tatum LLC during the last decade. Jerry is widely respected in higher echelons of government entities across the southwest having led more than 50 IT engagements in this space alone. In the private sector, his deep knowledge and structured approach to leadership has proven to be ideal for emerging growth companies who view technology as strategic to their success. 

Tim McCracken, Chairman and CEO of the Firm stated: "I have had the distinct pleasure of serving next to Jerry Byrd in highly complex IT situations and there is no one else I’d rather have in my corner. Jerry is a steady and confident leader under pressure, and brings broad IT savvy that is rarely possessed by a single professional. I admire his ability to instantly relate to people at all levels, which is precisely the skill Fortium seeks to help clients in urgent need of mature leadership. We are pleased Jerry has joined the Fortium team." 

Jerry Byrd comments: "I have made a career of putting exceptional client service and professional standards in front of all else, and it is rare to find a firm that shares those ideals in this industry today. Fortium is committed to achieving the very highest possible outcome for their clients through the deployment of the best technology experts available. Experience is often the key between success and failure, and I’m pleased they’ve asked me to be a part of that effort.”  

Byrd received a BBA in Business from Baylor University


Fortium is a technology executive services firm focused on providing value delivered by world-class resources in an affordable, flexible delivery model. Fortium serves public and private companies across a variety of industries, placing expert project, interim, and fractional resources in technology-related roles. Fortium resources have 20 or more years of technology experience, most recently in a senior leadership role.

Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Fortium Partners also operates offices in Orange County, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, and London, U.K.  

For more information, please contact:  

BURKE AUTREY | 972 827 8137 | burke.autrey at |