TechCXO Introduces CXO Partners

Interim Executive Services Firm to Serve Middle Market

ATLANTA, March 9, 2023 – TechCXO®, a pioneer and leading provider of industry-relevant, part-time and fractional executives and teams, today introduced CXO Partners, a new services firm specifically focused on providing accomplished interim executives to middle market companies in the $30M-$500M-plus range. Mike Casey, TechCXO’s co-founder and Managing Partner – Finance, will lead CXO Partners as its new Managing Partner. The CXO Partners leadership team also includes Dean Brown, Managing Partner for the Information Technology practice, and Maher Maamari, Managing Partner for the Growth and Executive Operations practice.

“CXO Partners is a natural extension of TechCXO services. Many times we’ve had inquiries from private equity firms and companies needing full-time, interim executive leadership. CXO Partners will fill that need,” said Mike Casey. “The first person I thought of to join CXO Partners was Maher Maamari. Maher is a unique talent. He can create new opportunities and scale smaller organizations quickly, and he has a great record in strategically pivoting larger enterprises toward better markets, products and results. Maher’s reputation for impactful leadership is stellar within the energy, industrial and natural resources verticals. It’s a major coup to have him on our leadership team.

“It is also a major coup for us to have Dean Brown lead our Information Technology practice. Dean is a technology strategist and CIO of the first order. He has led multiple organizations through important transformations, driving them to new levels of performance and success,” Casey added.

CXO Partners is a collection of proven C-suite executives who have successfully led multiple, enterprise-level organizations.



CXO Partners fill a variety of roles as interim executives and functional consultants, including:

Executive Operations & Growth – These include executive leadership roles such as CEO, COO, Chief Commercial Officer, Chief Revenue Officer, Executive Director, General Manager and Principal.

– Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer. Executives may also fill Board-level roles such as Audit Committee Chair.

Information Technology – Roles include Chief Information Officer, Chief Technology Officer, Chief Information Security Officer, Chief Data Officer, and Chief Digital Officer.

Services & Industries

The expertise of CXO Partners extends beyond interim executive services to include the following:

Technology Strategy & Innovation – Provide vision, strategy and management oversight.  Work with executive leadership teams to align business and technology strategies required to deliver growth, transformation, efficiency, and operational excellence.  This includes digital and data strategies, cyber security, IT operations, vendor management, IT risk management, project management, and best practices with KPIs.

Mergers & Acquisitions – Support includes attracting bidders and selecting targets, IP issues, financial and operational due diligence, price and term negotiations, capital requirements. Including post-transaction convergence, restructuring, integration and efficiency realization.

Restructuring and Turnaround – Organizational alignment and structure, performance management.

Digital Transformation and Asset Performance Management (APM) Planning & Assessment – Includes Digital Transformation assessment, planning and implementation, focusing on the intersection and convergence of IT/OT to enable business processes to improve and increase digital maturity and effectiveness. Evaluate people, systems, and processes to help companies manage their digital journey and maturity.

CXO Partners fulfill functional needs within industry segments that include: Technology & Software; Healthcare and Life Sciences; Business Services, including Legal Tech; Financial Services, including FinTech, Energy & Natural Resources Industries; Manufacturing; and Consumer & Retail.


Dean Brown (bio) leads CXO Partners’ Information Technology practice. He has more than 30 years of technology and operational leadership experience. He builds, drives and guides all aspects of an organization’s Information Technology (systems, processes and people) in order to directly align business and IT strategy resulting in growth, efficiency and operational excellence. Dean has served as CIO and COO for multiple organizations, including large commercial banks, as well as venture and private equity-backed fintech, payments and financial services companies. Dean completed his Bachelor of Science in Business Information Systems from Virginia Commonwealth University and his Master’s Certificate in Project Management from George Washington University. He is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and a board member, RAM Athletics, Virginia Commonwealth University.

Maher Maamari
(bio) is an accomplished senior executive with extensive proven experience in global business leadership, strategic management, opening new markets and structuring around winning teams. He has worked in multiple, billion-dollar-plus enterprises as Chief Commercial Officer, Chief Revenue Officer, and Managing Director.  He is a transformative and entrepreneurial leader skilled in setting up business operations with emphasis on revenue and growth in established and new markets. Maher has extensive experience in industrial software solutions and SaaS technologies across multi-billion asset intensive industries. He is passionate about Asset Performance Management (APM) as part of customers’ digital journey towards operational excellence and energy transition.

Mike Casey (bio), co-founder of TechCXO, LLC, today a $50m+ firm. He currently serves as Managing Partner for TechCXO’s Finance & Operations (CFO) practice. Mike is also on TechCXO’s Executive Committee. During his career, Mike has been a CFO for multiple publicly-traded companies. He began his career in public accounting and holds a bachelor’s in business administration degree in accounting from The University of Georgia.

CXO Partners’ ability to meet companies’ growth, financial and technology needs are enhanced by two veteran interim executives, Liam Brenner and Gerry Hayden. Liam Brenner (bio) is a C-Level finance and operations executive. For more than 20 years, he has consistently delivered exceptional results as a CEO, CFO, and COO for both client companies and owned or started ventures. Gerry Hayden (bio) has been a CFO and strategic finance consultant for more than 30 years. Gerry’s primary area of expertise is healthcare, and he has deep domain experience in the payor, service, provider and technology sectors of healthcare.


About TechCXO
TechCXO is a pioneer in providing high potential companies across the country with industry-relevant interim, part-time and fractional executives on-demand. More than 5,000 companies, from startups to the Global 1000, have entrusted TechCXO to help with their critical functions by calling on TechCXO executives as their CFOs, CEOs, COOs, CSO, CROs, CTOs, CMOs, CHROs and other executive roles. TechCXO’s major practice areas are: Finance & Accounting, Product & Technology, Revenue Growth, Human Capital and Executive Operations. For more information about the firm, please visit

About CXO Partners

CXO Partners is a collection of proven C-suite executives who have successfully led multiple, enterprise-level organizations. As C-level operators and consultants, we lead organizations through transformational improvements. We are focused on providing interim services for established and lower middle market enterprises in software, energy, industrial, business and financial services, healthcare, consumer & retail, typically $30M – $500M+, depending on the industry sector. Our key services include interim management, corporate performance improvement, M&A, Digital Transformation and Asset Performance Management (APM) planning & assessment and restructuring and turnarounds. For more information, visit: