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Leadership at Fortna

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Robert McKeel

Chief Executive Officer

Robert is responsible for maximizing operational performance, delivering best-in-class service to the Fortna global client base and driving business...

Robert is responsible for maximizing operational performance, delivering best-in-class service to the Fortna global client base and driving business results forward with his unique combination of financial acumen and operational expertise. He will continue to grow and transform the Fortna business, diversifying markets and clients.

Robert holds an MBA from James Madison University, a Master of Computer Science degree from the University of Virginia and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from North Carolina State University. He previously served on the Board of Directors for the United Way of Greater Atlanta and currently serves on the marketing sub-committee.

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Matthew S. Harrison

Chief Financial Officer

As Chief Financial Officer, Matt is a key member of Fortna’s senior executive team and focuses on leading the full scope of financial management both...

As Chief Financial Officer, Matt is a key member of Fortna’s senior executive team and focuses on leading the full scope of financial management both domestically and internationally.

He is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Tennessee and an MBA from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University.

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Mary Elliott

Chief Product and Technology Officer

Mary is responsible for leading the vision, strategy and execution of all aspects of the design, development, and implementation of Fortna software...

Mary is responsible for leading the vision, strategy and execution of all aspects of the design, development, and implementation of Fortna software products and technologies. Prior to joining Fortna, Mary led software, hardware and robotics teams at Google X and was Senior Director, Global Software Product Development at Dematic.

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Marc Austin

Chief Solutions Officer and Managing Director, Fortna EMEA

As Chief Solutions Officer, Marc is responsible for the Strategic Solutions Organization across the globe including strategy, consulting, solutions...

As Chief Solutions Officer, Marc is responsible for the Strategic Solutions Organization across the globe including strategy, consulting, solutions and estimating.

Marc is also responsible for leading all sales, marketing, delivery and support for the EMEA region. His knowledge, leadership and strong client partnering skills are key to the success of Fortna’s substantial international growth and expansion.

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Ted Dunham

Chief Revenue Officer

Ted is responsible for global sales, marketing and business development and will lead commercial initiatives that include innovative solutioning with...

Ted is responsible for global sales, marketing and business development and will lead commercial initiatives that include innovative solutioning with robotics, intelligent software and advanced technologies. He will develop strategies that position Fortna as the industry leader for digital transformation of omnichannel and eCommerce fulfillment.

Ted holds a Master of Business Administration with Honors from the University of San Francisco and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Vermont.

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John Dillon

Executive Vice President, Operations

As Executive Vice President of Operations, John leads the Fortna Operations, Planning and Delivery teams in executing transformational implementation...

As Executive Vice President of Operations, John leads the Fortna Operations, Planning and Delivery teams in executing transformational implementation projects for clients. His background in business transformation and building world-class teams will support the continued success and growth of Fortna and its clients.

John holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Illinois.

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William King

Executive Vice President, Professional Services

As Executive Vice President Will leads complex muti-site programs, including strategy, design, implementation and support services to deliver...

As Executive Vice President Will leads complex muti-site programs, including strategy, design, implementation and support services to deliver strategic business outcomes for clients. Will’s team helps Fortna clients turn their distribution operations into a competitive advantage.

Will holds a Bachelors of Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology.

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Keith Bauer

Chief Human Resources Officer

Keith provides strategic leadership in all areas of human resources, including organizational effectiveness and talent acquisition and management....

Keith provides strategic leadership in all areas of human resources, including organizational effectiveness and talent acquisition and management. Working closely with the executive management team and Associates, Keith assesses needs and implements HR solutions that enable Fortna to attract, develop, and engage the talent needed to drive business success.

Keith holds a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and a Master of Arts in Industrial and Labor Relations from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

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Leanne Peduzzi

Senior Vice President, Lifecycle Services

Leanne leads the Fortna Aftermarket Team responsible for ensuring maximized system performance for our clients. She and her team will focus on the...

Leanne leads the Fortna Aftermarket Team responsible for ensuring maximized system performance for our clients. She and her team will focus on the design and delivery of transformative maintenance plans, software upgrades, retrofits, end of life component replacements and ongoing systems health-check services. Leanne drives strategic planning, operational transformation, growth and organizational enablement that will focus on providing our clients with extended lifecycle system support.

Leanne holds a Bachelor of Science (BS), Mechanical Engineering from the New York Institute of Technology.

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