Our Seasoned IT Experts Know How to Deliver Results

We’re proud of the relationships we build and the improved
organizations we leave behind.

At Transition Partners, we employ only seasoned IT experts and former CIOs. Our depth of experience allows us to deliver results quickly, efficiently, and cost-effectively – and gives us the vision to look ahead. Our clients receive the benefit of our combined experience, with remarkable results.




Thomas L. Pettibone – Founder and Managing Partner 

"I find it very rewarding to see quick and dramatic client
improvements achieved through the guidance and help of our deeply
experienced people."

Tom is a senior executive with more than 30 years of experience in Information Technology line-management and management consulting. He's an expert in achieving IT turnarounds in small and large companies, aligning IT and business strategy, implementing IT for new business capability and achieving bottom-line improvement.

Clients include Aramark, Bates Advertising, GE Capital, Hilton Hotels, IEEE, Ingersoll Rand, New School University, Saatchi & Saatchi and U.S. Tennis Association. Tom served as SVP and CIO at Philip Morris, New York Life, Richardson Vicks (Procter & Gamble), Emery Airfreight and BMW.

Tom holds an MBA from The Wharton School and BS in Mechanical Engineering from Drexel University. He's past Chairman of the New York Chapter of the Society of Information Management and former Director of SIM International. He's contributing author to Chief Executive magazine; past member of The Research Board and The Conference Board; and Advisory Board Member of Norwalk Community College.




Joseph E. Izzo – Founder and Managing Partner

"The excitement of our business is seeing the synergy created by combining our
firm’s knowledge and creativity with our clients, resulting in extraordinary and 
workable solutions."

Joe is one of the leading consultants in the field of Information Technology, with a major emphasis on delivering business results through the use of technology. He's worked with more than 150 companies — encompassing more than 30 years — in the development of IT Strategies; Business Process Reengineering; Organizational Effectiveness; Systems Architectures; Outsourcing; establishment of IT Executive Steering Committees; and centralized, decentralized and dispersed computing strategies. He's well known for activities in the turnaround management of IT organizations. He and his staff were directly responsible of the management and turnaround of more than 25 IT organizations.

Clients include Collins Foods International, Continental Bank, E. & J. Gallo, Franklin Covey, Kellogg, Mattel Toys, Merrill Lynch, Molson Companies, New York Life, Northrop, Philip Morris, Shure Brothers, Star Tribune, TRW, TWA, Weyerhaeuser and Wickes Companies. Joe served as VP of A.T. Kearney's Information Technology Practice; President of JIA Management Group, Inc.; VP of Computer Sciences Corporation's Commercial Division; and Director of Information Systems for Rocketdyne Division.

Joe is author of the book, "The Embattled Fortress, Strategies for Restoring Information Systems Productivity." He's a former member of the Society for Information Management's "Partners in Leadership Award" Selection Committee and The Conference Board; and past Chairman of SIM's Southern California Chapter.




Dennis R. Conley – Managing Partner

"It’s great to be part of the Transition Partners’ team, 
especially when one of our customers exclaims, 
“We couldn’t have done it without you!”

Dennis is a Senior Business and Information Technology executive and transformation leader with over 20 years of broad corporate, consulting and outsourcing experience. He has extensive background and experience with outsourcing, business development, technology deployment, organization development, profit management, business and strategic planning, technology assessment and leadership training. Dennis is a highly motivated and articulate executive with a track record of delivering results.

Dennis’ industry experience includes manufacturing, healthcare, insurance, transportation, investment management, loan servicing, call centers and inventory and distribution management. Representative clients include Sears, Towers Perrin, MetLife, the Federal Reserve, Regal Entertainment Group, Cleo Inc., Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Underwriters Insurance Group, TWA, Fiduciary Trust Company International, Computer Data Systems, Inc. and the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission. Dennis served as Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Computer Data Systems, Inc (CDSI). At CDSI, Dennis was responsible for the information technology, distribution and fulfillment needs of all internal and external customers.

Dennis holds a Bachelors of Science in Chemistry from the University of Maryland. He was appointed by the County Executive to develop the strategic information technology plan for Montgomery County, Maryland. As an accomplished speaker, Dennis regularly presents on a variety of business, technology and outsourcing issues.

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