Bill has worked for over 28 years in corporate America with small, medium and Fortune 500 firms – both publicly traded and privately held. While at Hewlett Packard, Bill managed and led teams and organizations in such functions as supply chain management, production planning and control, materials management, global transportation & distribution, and human resources. Bill spent 15+ years with global electronics manufacturing services companies in the areas of international business development, sales, marketing and customer program management.
Through this rich and broad work-history, Bill served in leadership roles that generated intended results not only through his own efforts, but by bringing out the best in others. Bill holds a B.A. degree in business from Michigan State University where he graduated Summa Cum Laude.
In August 2007, Bill joined Excellerate Solutions as senior partner. As an innovative coach and corporate trainer, Bill works with organizations and individuals to achieve extraordinary results - to go from surviving to thriving! He focuses his energy in the areas of adaptive leadership and team development, transition coaching, and employee engagement based on linking people’s passions and purpose to the organization’s mission for mutual success.
In May 2009, Bill graduated from the Resource Associates Corporation’s Coaching Academy as a certified business coach . The Coaching Academy is an 8+ week training/certification program which incorporates the principles and practical application of coaching competencies.
Since 2010, Bill has worked extensively in the field of energy management and resilience for a large, GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson & Johnson, and Allstate Insurance. This work includes both workshop facilitation and follow-up coaching and is designed to increase employee engagement both at work and at home.
In 2012, Bill and his partners Dave Vogelpohl and Susan Arnold became certified facilitators of the Passion Profiler assessment tool that reliably measures and identifies one’s passions and to what degree they are being manifested at work.
In August 2015, Bill graduated from North Carolina State University’s 10 month Business Coaching Certificate program to take his coaching skills and competencies to an even higher level.
Bill lives in Durham, NC and has two adult children, Krista and Bryan. His hobbies and interests include: reading, golfing, hiking, exercising, watching movies, music, and all sports.