Bill has been associated with the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) for over twenty years. He most recently was Vice President, Global Talent Development for a $2 billion pharmaceutical development and manufacturing company, and for fifteen years prior to it, ran a consulting practice specializing in executive assessment, executive leadership and team development, executive coaching, succession planning and talent management. In the early 1990’s, he was a member of the faculty of CCL and Program Manager of CCL’s LeaderLab® Program for five years.
Currently a senior faculty member for CCL, Bill has vast experience as a facilitator, executive coach, and feedback coach for CCL and has worked across our network and internationally: Canada, Mexico, Europe, the Middle East and Far East. He is well versed in all CCL “open enrollment” programs, has been certified on all the assessments of the Center, and was instrumental in designing and developing “customized” leadership development and executive coaching solutions for Center clients. He co-authored an “executive coaching” program used by the Center for training feedback specialists and internal corporate coaches for client companies.
Bill has worked with executive officer level candidates and their subordinates in general management, finance, sales and marketing, information technology, corporate strategy, and research and development with companies and organizations such as: Coca Cola, Xerox, Duke Energy, Prudential Financial, Ryland Homes, Reynolds American, Cisco Systems, Bank of America, Lord Corporation, Catholic Healthcare, Boston Consulting Group, McKinsey, Booz Allen, McKesson, American Red Cross, and branches of our Armed Forces.
Bill has an undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of Kansas and holds masters degrees in theology and business administration. Additionally, he earned his Doctor of Ministry degree in Counseling and has been an ordained Episcopal priest for over thirty years. He completed his certification as a Corporate Business Coach and earned a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP) designation.
Bill belongs to the International Coaching Federation, Association for Talent Management, Society of Human Resource Management, Institute for Management Consultants, and the Organizational Development Network.
Bill has co-authored a book entitled “Executive Coaching: An Annotated Bibliography” published by The Center for Creative Leadership® in early 2000.