Carla Wheeler

Global Chief Information Security Officer
Heartland Alliance

Carla Wheeler

 

With over 15 years’ experience in technology and business solutions, Carla heads the Heartland Alliance Information Technology department as the Global Chief Information Officer and Chief Information Security Officer.  In this role, she focuses on integrating innovative technology solutions across the globe and multiple platform.  Prior to joining Heartland Alliance, Carla spent many years in the private sector at high-tech industries, start-up sector and managing several transformation initiatives.  She brings deep expertise in global rollouts of Enterprise ERP, CRM, data management, governance, cyber security and mobility solutions across multiple sectors.

Carla wanted to make a difference and Heartland Alliance is positioned at the intersection of change, deep data insights and emerging technology connecting communities domestically and internationally.  It is an honor to be part of an organization committed to driving transformative solutions with a multifaceted cause.

Carla received her undergraduate degree in business and economics from Cornell College, MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management and in a Cybersecurity program at Northwestern University.  In addition, Carla maintains a PMP, CGEIT and CISM certification along with several technology awards.