Meet Our Team

Fred Thiel
Senior Advisor

Fred is a seasoned professional with over 30 years experience building high performance businesses, internationally and in the U.S. His expertise in industrial technology, including IoT (Internet of Things), digital transformations of industries and businesses, mobile technologies, smart systems, and predictive analytics, helps companies create value through innovation and revenue growth.

Fred has been an advisor to Graham Partners since 2007 and has served as Executive Chairman with B+B SmartWorx, a formerly-owned Graham Partners portfolio company.

Fred has been CEO and/or Chairman of several companies throughout his career. Most recently, he was Chairman and CEO of Local Corporation in Irvine, California. He is currently a member of the Pacific Region’s World President’s Organization.

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