Strive Consulting Kicks Off 2021 with Two Executive Level Promotions

February 23, 2021

Chicago, Illinois, February 23, 2021. Strive announced today that Jeff Dillenburg and Tyde Prater are to move into new roles within an expanding C-Suite – Dillenburg as Chief Operating Officer & EVP of Consulting and Prater as Chief Growth Officer. Both experienced business leaders, Jeff and Tyde will assume expanded responsibilities effective immediately.

“Strive has experienced continuous growth and success as a company. We have developed an award-winning culture for our employees, as well as consistent high-value solutions for our clients” says Dillenburg. “I am excited to take on my new role and I am looking forward to continuing to shape the strategic direction and future growth of our company and our people.”

Both Dillenburg and Prater will continue to perform their current responsibilities and serve as active members of Strive’s Board of Directors, having formal accountability in the following areas:

  • Organizational vision and operational strategy
  • Functional leadership of Consulting, Client Services & Solutions, the Strive Delivery Center, and Corporate Recruiting
  • Channel partnership development
  • New market development, launch and growth
  • Sales strategy and go-to-market approach

“I am fortunate enough to have been with Strive since the very beginning, witnessing growth, development and our many successes” says Prater. “I am thrilled to expand into this new role, while continuing to work with our teams across the country to grow our brand in new and existing markets.”

Brian Ganser, Strive’s Chief Executive Officer added “Jeff and Tyde have made an enormous impact on Strive, our clients, and our people. I am grateful to have the opportunity to partner with them as we continue our goal of building a bigger and better Strive together.”

Jeff Dillenburg

Jeff Dillenburg

Dillenburg is a graduate of The University of Iowa, earning a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. With over 25+ years of experience in the business and technology consulting industry, Jeff has held key roles within organizations such as Accenture, Slalom and Inforte Corp.

Tyde Prater

Tyde Prater

Prater, a Virginia native, is a graduate of Virginia Tech University. Tyde has been a Strive Consulting employee for 14 years, representing one of the few individuals who has been with the company from the very start. He has been a key player in growing Strive through not only the launch of national markets, but also successfully scaling and maturing Strive’s sales organization.

About Strive

Strive Consulting is a full-service business and technology consulting firm defining and implementing strategic solutions to solve problems and deliver on company initiatives. With offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Columbus, Dallas, and Minneapolis, and over 400 employees, Strive works across a variety of industries and technology platforms to accelerate meaningful change and measurable results.