Bill is an experienced recruitment executive. In addition to Billís nonprofit experience, he has an extensive for-profit business background that includes the recruitment and training of business management personnel. Bill formerly served as Senior Vice President of a national recruiting firm that specialized in the placement of senior nonprofit executives.
Bill is also an ordained Presbyterian (USA) minister. He has served in ministry for more than 28 years, including 16 years as a pastor, where he had been very successful in fundraising. He had worked in his own consulting practice, serving churches and nonprofit organizations in strategic planning, board and leadership development, feasibility studies, and fundraising. Bill is a member of Pittsburgh Presbytery and preaches and teaches regularly by invitation. He formerly chaired Pittsburgh Presbyteryís Stewardship Ministry Team.
Billís prior background in business management includes being a corporate data center manager, manager of a heavy manufacturing facility with more than 800 employees, and manager of corporate manufacturing services, which included manufacturing engineering, corporate production control, traffic, and spare parts production control.
Bill has been a member of the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP), Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), The Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), and the National Committee on Planned Giving
Bill received his Bachelorís degree in Mathematics from Youngstown State University and his Master of Divinity degree from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. He has attended many continuing education events in management.