West Monroe Partners adds Nathan Appleton as Director

20 April 2016 Consultancy.uk 2 min. read
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West Monroe Partners has picked up technology leader and project manager Nathan Appleton. Formerly at Denali Advanced Integration, Appleton joins the firm’s Seattle office as a Director in its Security and Infrastructure practice.

Prior to joining West Monroe Partners, Nathan Appleton worked at Denali Advanced Integration for more than six years. Appleton held a variety of roles at the company during his tenure; in his last role he was the Vice President of Systems Engineering for almost two years. Earlier roles included Vice President of Infrastructure Services between 2012 and 2014, Vice President of Enterprise Engagement and Delivery between 2011 and 2012, and Director of Application Development and Portal Practice between 2011 and 2010.

His previous employer, between 2009 and 2002, was Washington Mutual, before it was transformed and acquired by JP Morgan Chase in 2008. Appleton worked in a range of functions at Washington Mutual, starting as a Senior Systems Analyst in 2002 and rising to the rank of Vice President of Intranet in 2006, before taking on an interim Vice President role, for a year, focused on integrating Washington Mutual’s systems into those of JP Morgan. Earlier roles include Project Consultant at Rand Financial Services, Division Manager at DataPower Technology and Analyst – IT Architecture Intern at the Frank Russell Company.

Appleton holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business, with an Economics minor, from the Pacific Lutheran University.

West Moroe Partners recently announced that Appleton has joined the firm as a Director in its Security and Infrastructure practice, based in the firm’s Seattle office. Appleton’s more than 20 years of IT project management experience will be leveraged by the firm; Appleton will be responsible for helping the firm’s clients as well as further growing the firm’s West Coast presence.

“With information technology security and solutions evolving at a rapid pace, our clients need a trusted advisor who can guide them to translate their business goals into innovative strategies and then execute to deliver results,” says Brian Paulen, West Monroe Partners’ Seattle office leader. “Nathan’s background and expertise will be a tremendous asset to our clients, and his skills as a communicator and team-builder will be invaluable as we continue to grow our Security and Infrastructure practice on the West Coast.”

“West Monroe Partners brings a blend of business acumen and deep technological expertise to help clients create an enterprise vision for technology solutions and get results beyond the IT department,” states Appleton. “I am excited to bring my knowledge and experience to enhance our Security & Infrastructure offerings, and build upon the firm’s reputation to further increase our regional presence.”