As chief information officer, Tim leads the Information Technology departments at Wheels. His teams are responsible for developing and managing our client-facing systems, internal networks, business continuance applications and systems infrastructure.
Tim has nearly 30 years of leadership experience in IT application and infrastructure strategies, enterprise architecture optimization and e-business integrations for multi-billion-dollar enterprises. Throughout his career, he has specialized in managing and integrating complex applications and systems in high-transaction volume environments.
Prior to joining Wheels, Tim spent 19 years at Essendant, Inc., where he rose to the rank of senior vice president and chief technology officer. As CTO, Tim was responsible for overall IT strategy and initiatives for all Essendant business units. He led corporate-wide enterprise IT strategy and modernization planning projects, built a state-of-the-art e-commerce web application for resellers, and launched a content portal that streamlined supplier integration.
Tim holds a BS in applied computer science from Illinois State University and earned alumni status from the Harvard Business School after completing courses in finance, negotiation and leadership development.