Making an impact can mean diving into unfamiliar territory.  

The right connections and partners make all the difference. 

Nancy Wheeler is a hands-on senior executive and consultant who has built her reputation on the power of relationships and helping organizations to understand their impact.

WheelerConnect can help you find new avenues for solving your business challenges and create a new experience to achieve different results

Interim Executive Leadership

 Strategic Connections

Organizational Transition


People and organizations get stuck. An exciting new project, growing idea or major change of leadership can signal great opportunity, but also yield roadblocks. Nancy has a proven track record of delivering complex initiatives and holds deep expertise in strategic planning, team management, facilitation and translating ideas into actions


Nancy fosters strategic connections that bring projects to fruition and navigates times of transition to build collaborative teams and deliver enhanced business outcomes.


I’ve worn many hats throughout my career. I know firsthand that success, for a project or person, isn’t always a straight line.


The thread uniting my experiences is the ability to bridge connections, understand the power of emotional presence and create collaborative environments for growth. Let me help you to realize those opportunities. 


Let’s partner.



Forge City Works

(formerly Billings Forge Community Works)

Board of Directors, 2009 to 2018  |  Board Chair, 2012 to 2016  |  Advisory Board, 2019 to present

Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame

Board of Directors, 2016 to present

Music and Poetry Synchronized (MAPS)



WheelerConnect launched in January 2019 under president Nancy Wheeler. With an entrepreneurial spirit and diversity of thinking, Nancy has cultivated the solid trust of business leaders, academic institutions and nonprofit partners over more than three decades in the Hartford and Springfield areas. 


Nancy previously served as Senior Vice President and Executive Director of Investor Relations at the MetroHartford Alliance, a 500-member, $5 Million organization with the economic development mission to recruit and retain jobs, capital and diverse talent for the Hartford region.

Nancy is a strategic thinker and consensus builder, helping to grow our organization in budget and reach more than 400% under her leadership. It is very rare to find such a smart individual who leads from both the head and the heart equally and is capable of bringing other people along with her in the process.

- Cary Wheaton, Executive Director, Forge City Works



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