Gregg Tushaus, Fractional CIO / CTO
As a fractional CIO / CTO, Gregg Tushaus applies 30 years of information technology experience using a new and unique service delivery model. The fractional CIO / CTO provides business-focused IT executive leadership focusing on turning technology into a source of efficiency and competitive advantage.
Gregg had a successful exit after selling Tushaus Computer Services to Dedicated Computing in 2011 and continuing as a member of the executive team until 2016 as the Chief Information Officer. He was responsible for the company’s information technology infrastructure and service systems, managed services and provides strategic technology leadership for key Dedicated Computing clients.
He is founder and former CEO of Tushaus Computer Services and formerly chief executive officer of Advance Cabling Solutions before selling the company in 1999. He founded Tushaus in 1993 and co-founded Advance in 1995. Both companies have seen exceptional growth under his leadership. Tushaus has grown to more than 140 employees with revenues exceeding $32 million. Advance grew to more than 35 employees with revenues exceeding $2.5 million in 1998.
Tushaus is an Inc. 500 company, a VAR Business 500 company and was selected as a FUTURE 50 company in 1996, 1997 and 1998 and Advance was selected as a FUTURE 50 company in 1998 and 1999 by the Council of Small Business Executives through the Metropolitan Association of Commerce (MMAC). Gregg Tushaus was the first individual to be listed twice on the FUTURE 50 in the same year as president and chief executive officer of two separate companies.
Gregg Tushaus received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in management information systems from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee in 1986. He has been recognized by numerous business and technology organizations, and most recently received the BizStarts Milwaukee’s “Inspirational Entrepreneur” award, presented to Milwaukee area business leaders who have successfully established thriving companies in Milwaukee. Gregg was recognized in the "Who's Who" list in Milwaukee by The Business Journal and as one of The Business Journal's 40 Under 40, Wisconsin's new generation of business and community leaders. Gregg is an past member of the Milwaukee chapter of YEO (Young Entrepreneur's Organization), a member of the Rotary Club of Milwaukee, a member of the MMAC (Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce) and a member of the CEO Roundtable program through the MMAC. Gregg is a member of the prestigious Birthing of Giants program, class of 2000, co-sponsored by Inc. Magazine, YEO and MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).