Mike “JR” Wheless has conducted over 500 assignments for boards of directors, CEOs, Chancellors and Presidents, and all levels of executives and management on behalf of organizations ranging from small operations to global top 10 Fortune $100 billion plus enterprises – including working with and recruiting some of the nation’s most influential leadership. Mr. Wheless has served institutions and organizations across a broad range of geographies and sectors in higher education, technology, healthcare, energy, financial services, law, insurance, hospitality and food services, retail, CPG, EPC, manufacturing, aerospace, mining, construction and real estate.
Mr. Wheless and his partners have served a portfolio of clients with board of directors search and executive assignments that includes the American Council on Education, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Microsoft Corporation, Duke University, Texas Association of Business/Texas State Chamber, RigNet Inc., Memorial Hermann Healthcare System, The University of Texas, Fluor Corporation, CSG International, UT M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, MarkWest Energy Partners, Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, Ralph Lauren, Sysco Foods Corporation, BBVA Compass Bank, Halliburton, United Parcel Services (UPS), Quanex Building Products, The Gallup Organization, Inc., Murphy Oil, Lowe Enterprises/Destination Hotels and Resorts, DaVita Labs Inc., ITT Corporation, the Texas Medical Center Corporation, and The Home Depot.
Prior to his career in consultancy, Mr. Wheless served our country in the United States Air Force Space Command. In this capacity he served North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and the U.S. Department of Defense.
Mr. Wheless is serves of the board of directors of his children’s K-12 – Northland Christian School, PEI Energy, and a foundation.