Pete Scanlon

Focus Areas

  • CIO Counsel & Mentorship
  • Program & PMO Leadership
  • ERP Advisory


  • Computer Applications, University of Notre Dame
  • M.B.A., Loyola University
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Pete Scanlon has a wealth of experience as an industry executive and CIO as well as a trusted advisor to large organization for transformation programs.  Pete builds trust through his authentic leadership direct style. 

Pete has held various positions of increasing responsibility with Heller Financial, Inc. and Hu-Friedy Manufacturing, Inc., where he served on the executive leadership team as CIO for 12 years.  During his tenure, he led several strategic projects including the global ERP, HR/payroll and financial systems implementations.  He developed a Project Management Office (PMO) and lead the business process re-engineering across the organization. 

Pete has been privileged to serve both Fortune 500 and middle-market companies and has worked hard to earn lasting client partnerships with companies such as AbbVie, Inc., ITT Corporation, Commercial Vehicle Group, The Pampered Chef and Bemis Company, Inc.  His authentic style engenders trust, and his proactive management of projects, teams and vendors instills confidence in his ability to consistently execute against objectives.  Pete has both worked with, and managed, IBM, PwC and KPMG consulting teams. 

Pete lives in Chicago with his wife Jenny, and two daughters.   He is an active golfer, runner, and swimmer – and enjoys competing in triathlons and marathons.