Fortium Partner Curtis Matthes receives Inaugural “Lifetime Achievement Award” for IT Leadership

Oklahoma City, OK - September 17, 2016 - FORTIUM PARTNERS, the world’s fastest-growing provider of IT turnaround and leadership services, today announced that Curtis Matthes has received the Oklahoma IT Symposium's first "Lifetime Achievement Award" for selfless dedication and service to the greater community of IT Professionals of Oklahoma.  The Oklahoma IT Symposium is the annual gathering of The Tulsa CIO Forum, Oklahoma Women in Technology Forum, and Oklahoma City’s Information Systems Leadership of Oklahoma (ISLOK) Forum - which Mr. Matthes founded in 2001 and served as Executive Director through 2015.  The combined forums represent over 100 of Oklahoma’s premier private, public and government organizations, representing over $100 billion in revenue and 250,000 employees.  Over 250 technology leaders from these organizations gathered for the 11th annual Oklahoma IT Symposium. 

Mr. Matthes’ initiated the first Oklahoma IT Symposium in 2006 with only 75 attendees to facilitate thought leadership and networking among fellow IT executive leadership, turning individual challenges into shared successes.  On receiving the Symposium's inaugural award, Mr. Matthes commented:

"I am honored and humbled to receive this acknowledgment of my efforts and passion for the power of genuine relationships among professional peers who understand that our mandate as Executive IT Leaders is to be of service to our companies, consumers and community.”

Matthes is a Partner in the South Central region of Fortium 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; New York; Washington, D.C.; Philadelphia; Chicago; Detroit; Jacksonville, FL; and London, U.K.

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