In business, Bill is passionate about transforming ideas into disruptive multi-million dollar companies.
Bill is currently the President of W workforce. An innovative contingent workforce management company that works with publicly traded and mid-size clients nationwide.
A native of Los Angeles, California, Bill received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Davis (UCD). As a member of three top-ten ranked NCAA teams (football and baseball) as an Aggie, Bill discovered what it takes to win, how to learn from not winning, and how to be a team player.
Earlier in his career, Bill launched a direct sales company based in El Segundo, California. This company was a nationwide direct marketing arm of Inc. 500’s #1 fastest growing company for 1996; Equinox.
In 1997, Bill focused on providing value to the burgeoning technology marketplace entering the IT staffing sector with General Employment a publicly held, national staffing company. Capitalizing on the technology boom of the late-90’s Bill founded Six Degrees Staffing. Through software automation and Internet strategies Six Degrees differentiated and grew rapidly, creating hundreds of hires for Fortune 1000 and mid-size companies.
Realizing that the future of recruiting was tied to intelligent software, efficient referral networks and streamlined processes in 2000 Bill launched a human capital management software company, automating the time intensive and fragmented candidate sourcing process. Bill raised start-up capital, led business and product development and recruited advisory boards of industry experts and former CEOs, COOs, and VPs of HR of public and private corporations. (see empell and Hiring Link for more information).
Bill was a founding member of ECG launched in 2004 as Axium Global, a privately held company with over three billion in annual revenue through 2007. ECG was the world’s largest contingent workforce management solutions provider, delivering valuable workforce management and employer of record services to many of the world’s best known corporations. Bill introduced and launched the business, helped to create acquisitions, new revenue models, and alliances that solidified the company as a worldwide leader in the human capital marketplace.
With several friends, he launched two innovative online media start-ups — The Truth About… (B2C) and Business Media International (B2B). Bringing cutting-edge educational online video and communications tools to individuals and businesses. BMI has collaborated with top pharmaceutical companies, private equity organizations and Ivy League colleges to deliver online video business plans (V-Plan) and human resource solutions (Training Time). The Truth About… created a library of online video footage to help people gain new insights on marketing, the environment, finances, and health (www.thetruthabout.com). The Truth About… Going Green won the Green Apple award at the Green Lifestyle Film Festival. Bill was also an executive producer for CareerLifeTV, a humorous look at and training tool for the human resources industry (click here to see videos). Bill is a stakeholder in TVProGear – a world leader in Internet broadcasting solutions.
Previous to W workforce Bill launched Emergent, a multi-million dollar human capital solutions provider based in Burbank, California. Emergent’s mission was to help the companies that use project-based labor save money and time, increase profitability, and decrease risk. Emergent was part of a family of companies of one of the largest employers in the United States.
Outside of his involvement in building businesses Bill also has helped companies in the areas of strategic planning, research and development, securing capital, and marketing. He has worked with companies in the social networking, ecommerce, online media, retail, sales training, fashion, entertainment, pharmaceutical, and communications industries in this capacity.
Bill lives in Manhattan Beach with his wife and daughter. Helps run community @mb90266, is a board member of Manhattan Beach girls softball (MBGS), football coach for Manhattan Beach Middle School (MBMS) and is an avid fitness and outdoor enthusiast, who enjoys time with friends and family.