Global Finance and Technology CIO Frank Diasparra Joins Fortium Partners


Dallas, TX – June 17, 2016 – FORTIUM PARTNERS, the world’s fastest-growing provider of IT turnaround and leadership services, today announced that Frank Diasparra, a high-profile global CIO of multi-billion dollar firms with decades of experience leading companies like Fidelity Investments, the Alert Centre, ING Barings, ABN AMRO Bank, and others has joined the Florida practice of Fortium Partners. Diasparra has more than 30 years of experience helping clients save hundreds of millions in operational expenses and blend state-of-the-art technology with existing infrastructure to boost their profitability and operational excellence.

Fortium Partner - Frank Diasparra

Fortium Partner - Frank Diasparra

Prior to joining Fortium, Diasparra served for more than two decades as the founder of New Age Ventures where he specialized in mergers and acquisitions with a focus on business development, operations restructuring, and strategic senior management consulting with global industry leaders such as ABN AMRO Bank, The Alert Centre, Aphelion eFX, ING Barings, Tanning Technology and the Tsunami Consulting Group. Most recently, Diasparra worked with ISAM, Inc., a world leader of best-in-class software asset management with a who’s who of global enterprise and government clients. . Earlier in his career, Diasparra was the CTO of Fidelity Investments, where he established and led the nation’s first premier Advanced Technology Group for this multi-billion global financial services firm.

“Frank is a fearless CIO whose accomplishments demonstrate powerful decision making abilities in extreme high-pressure situations, particularly in the brutal world of global investment banking, where billions of dollars in trading and volume completely rely on effective systems,” said Tim McCracken, Fortium Chairman and CEO. “He’s exactly the type of CIO we desire at Fortium because our clients are often in situations where technology must advance the business or they will sink fast. Frank can assess advanced technology systems and structure them in a way that spurs growth and profitability, which is more important than ever in today’s market. We’re happy to have him on the Fortium team.”
“Businesses aren’t going to thrive and grow competitively without a distinct technology plan, and I’ve seen the office of the CIO evolve into the go-to person on virtually every decision that will impact business performance,” said Diasparra. “I joined Fortium because the power of the partnership combined with our diverse backgrounds as C-suite technology leaders translate to an ability to find a solution to practically any type of technology issue. I’m thrilled with the challenge of creating solutions to business problems backed by my fellow partners.”

About Fortium Partners

FORTIUM PARTNERS is an IT turnaround and technology services firm providing world-class IT leadership to clients focused on finding solutions to complex IT infrastructure issues or difficult-to–solve operational challenges. FORTIUM serves public and private companies across a variety of industries, placing expert project teams and operational leadership resources in technology-related roles. FORTIUM resources have 25 or more years of technology experience, most recently in a senior leadership role.

Headquartered in Dallas, TX, FORTIUM PARTNERS also operates offices in Atlanta; Los Angeles; Orange County; San Francisco; Phoenix; Las Vegas; New York; Washington, D.C.; Philadelphia; Chicago; Detroit; and London, U.K.

For more information, contact:

Burke Autrey / 972-827-8137 / burke.autrey@fortiumpartners.com / www.fortiumpartners.co

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