Gail Holmberg is the Area Managing Partner for the Midwest practice of Fortium Partners. She brings nearly 35 years of leadership experience with prominent national brands in driving process and organizational optimization through creative uses of technology strategy. Her extensive background in a variety of industries, has given her the unique ability to demystify technology decisions and drive organizational change. Fortium Partners is a professional services firm providing world-class IT leadership to clients focused on finding solutions to complex technology issues or difficult-to–solve operational challenges.
Holmberg served as the CIO of Bally Total Fitness, as a divisional CIO for Sears, Roebuck & Company and in a variety of management positions at The Quaker Oats Company. Prior to joining Fortium, Holmberg served as COO and CIO of Tandem HR. She was also president of her own firm, Blue Morpho Consulting, where she provided CIO advisory services with a focus on $10 to $500 million companies. Earlier in her career, she was a Big 4 consultant with Deloitte, Haskins and Sells.
Holmberg holds a masters of public administration from Harvard University and a bachelor of arts in communications from Illinois State University. She proudly serves on the boards of the Woman Made Gallery and the Society for Information Management – Chicago Chapter and is co-founder of Senior Women in Technology.