Nancy Wheeler is a hands-on senior executive and consultant who has a deep understanding of the power of relationships and helping organizations understand and realize their impact.  Nancy has worked and consulted for more than three decades in the Hartford and Springfield markets in the areas of education, arts, humanities and healthcare.   Having launched WheelerConnect ( in early 2019, Nancy now helps businesses and non-profit organizations bridge connections and translate their ideas into actions.  Prior to WheelerConnect, Nancy was Senior Vice President and Executive Director of Investor Relations at the MetroHartford Alliance, the Hartford Region’s Economic Development Leader, where she worked for 16 years.  Prior to joining the Alliance, Nancy had her own business, which provided strategic planning and board development to nonprofit organizations and family foundations.  Nancy is a proud Board Member of the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame and an Emeritus Board Member of Forge City Works.  Nancy speaks fluent French and holds a strong belief that education and working collaboratively is the basis for a socially just and healthy world.