Former Accenture Managing Director brings experience building major strategic partnership with Microsoft

CHICAGO, IL August 6, 2020 – 3Cloud, a leading Microsoft Azure services firm, has announced the appointment of Marshall J. Wells, II to the company’s board of directors.

“Marshall’s 20 years of experience as an IT services leader at one of the largest global systems integrators will be extremely valuable in helping 3Cloud navigate our next phase of growth,” said Jim Dietrich, 3Cloud President and co-founder. “We’re fortunate to be able to leverage his prior experience leading and expanding Accenture’s strategic cloud partnership with Microsoft to drive significant business value and innovation for both firms.”

Currently a member of Gryphon Investors’ Executive Advisory Board, Wells was formerly a Managing Director in Accenture’s Technology Strategy and Consulting practice. Over his two-decade career at Accenture, Wells held several senior roles including North American Lead for the IT Strategy Practice, North American Technology Consulting Lead for Communications, Media & High Technology, and Global Growth and Strategy Lead for Accenture Technology Consulting. Wells also led Accenture’s major strategic partnership with Microsoft involving hybrid cloud and next generation technologies.

“I am very excited to build on 3Cloud’s momentum and help accelerate their path to becoming the preeminent Azure solution and services leader,” said Wells.

Gabe Stephenson, a Principal in Gryphon Investors’ Business Services Group, added, “As a member of our advisory board, Marshall was closely involved with our investment thesis formation and eventual decision to partner with 3Cloud. His deep experience in IT Services, and specifically Azure as a leader in Accenture’s cloud partnership with Microsoft, gives him unique expertise that will help 3Cloud continue to accelerate its growth and be a leading service provider in the Microsoft partner channel.”

About 3Cloud:

3Cloud is a “born in the cloud” Gold-certified Microsoft Azure technology consulting firm and Azure Expert Managed Services Provider that provides cloud strategy, design, implementation, and managed services to clients across multiple industries. Founded by former Microsoft technology leaders, 3Cloud combines a team of highly experienced cloud architects and technologists with a strong network of Microsoft sales and engineering relationships to deliver the ultimate Azure experience for clients. 3Cloud is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois with offices in Dallas, Texas and supports clients throughout North America and Europe. To learn more, visit