Recognized High-Tech and Consulting Executive Joins FORTIUM

Project | Interim | Fractional CIO & CTO Services

 ORANGE COUNTY, CA July 17, 2014 / - FORTIUM PARTNERS, the world’s premier and fastest growing provider of IT Turnaround and Technology Leadership Services, is pleased to announce the addition of Bradford [Brad] Wheeler as its newest Partner in the Western U.S. region. 

Most recently serving as President of Southern California-based Pacific Management Partners, Brad Wheeler led a number of complex, multi-continent IT turnarounds.  Specializing in the strategic design and application of leading-edge technology to drive organizational performance and efficiency, Brad has successfully converted troubled IT environments, time and again, into productive, high-quality powerhouses. A certified six-sigma black belt, Wheeler has led deployment of complex global IT infrastructure strategies and large M&A projects around the world for mid-market and Fortune 500 companies alike. 

During his career, Brad has served as global IT leader for some of the world’s most recognized brands in the high tech and consulting industries, including AST Computers, iPass, and healthcare powerhouse First Consulting.

Tim McCracken, Chairman and CEO of Fortium Partners states: "Our clients have come to expect us to provide the world's most qualified and valued IT leaders across all industries and geographies, and the addition of Brad Wheeler to our firm confirms that commitment. A consummate professional, Brad has dedicated his professional career to converting the most complex and disrupted IT environments into operational and competitive advantages. I've had the opportunity to personally observe Brad apply his unique leadership style and unmatched understanding of "what's possible" in technology to repeatedly change lemons into lemonade. I'm excited to have him as a Partner.

Brad Wheeler comments: "It's not every day that one can enter an environment where there is repeated exposure to the most highly complex technology issues facing companies today, then help someone right a "runaway train" IT organization tomorrow. The trusted brand FORTIUM has been able to garner in the market naturally exposes its partners to the most mission-critical IT dilemmas. I have the opportunity to help those who need my experience most, over and over, while working alongside the very best professionals IT has to offer. For somebody who thrives on solving the most difficult IT issues, and I'm thrilled to be a part of it.”

Wheeler received his MBA in Marketing/Finance from the Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA, and a BS, CS/EE from University of California, Berkley


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.

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

For more information please contact:  

JEFF CROWELL | 714 325 0175 | Jeff.Crowell at |