Richard Wheeler ’86
Mr. Wheeler is a vice president for state and local accounts at Oakland Consulting Group, an information technology enterprise in Lanham, Maryland.
An international studies major at Washington College, he was a member of the rowing team, Kappa Alpha Order, the Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society, and the Student Government Association. He has maintained his connection to the College since graduation as a member of The 1782 Society, and by serving as chair of the President’s Leadership Council and as chair of the 25th reunion committee for the Class of 1986. Over the course of his 30-year career he earned professional certification in project management and has held a variety of leadership positions building and implementing innovative information technology solutions for state, local, federal and international government entities. As a founding partner of Accenture, he served 18 years in leadership including roles as Managing Director of Government Health Industry, and Managing Director of Global Health and Human Services, the company’s largest public sector industry, where he led market expansion and produced rapid growth.