Jesse P. Shade Chief Technology Officer

Jesse P. Shade

Chief Technology Officer

Responsible for the strategic planning of IT initiatives, Jesse Shade leads Tower’s IT staff along with its software and infrastructure projects. He oversees every aspect of Tower’s technologies, including cybersecurity, systems architecture, disaster recovery, and the maintenance and enhancement of internal systems for MSAs and Section 111 compliance.

Jesse is proficient in SQL Server development, data modeling, and analysis along with .NET development in Visual Studio using Entity Framework, JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS. In addition, he develops the company’s complex technology solutions and works closely with CEO Rita Wilson on Tower’s annual SOC 2 Type II audit.

An accomplished senior IT professional, Jesse also writes articles and speaks on IT and cybersecurity in industry forums.

Jesse joined Tower in 2018, bringing more than 35 years of experience in the design and development of technology solutions in a wide variety of industries, including aviation, banking, defense, energy, government, and manufacturing as well as insurance. He is a graduate of the New England Institute of Technology.  Jesse can be reached at Jesse.Shade@TowerMSA.com

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