SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER (SBDC)
Bill is an accomplished 35+ year corporate business executive, small business owner and coach, who leverages real world global experience to help new and existing businesses succeed. Bill made a career leading large capital projects, mergers and acquisitions, ensuring product competitiveness, and managing international teams in North and South America, Europe and Asia. He has in-country experience in China, South Korea, Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, and India
As a senior advisor, Bill leads WDSBDC’s international trade education and technical assistance initiatives. He endeavors to give back by ‘passing on lessons learned’ to small business owners and emerging business executives.
With a proven track record of results, innovation, and leader development, Bill supports new and established businesses with sales, marketing, & business development strategies for domestic and global markets.
He also supports WDSBDC’s emerging communities initiative with the Asian community, one of the fastest growing entrepreneurial segments in Greater Philadelphia and the U.S. Bill is also WDSBDC’s liaison to the various international orgs serving our region.
Bill understands the inner workings of international trade, the complexity of leading across cultures and possesses a vast network to design and help implement growth opportunities for WDSBDC clients.
Rutgers University | Master of Adult Education (MEd)
Tulane University | Master of Business Management (MBA)
University of Pennsylvania | Executive Ed. (Strategy for Competitive Advantage)
Drexel University | Bachelor of Sciences (Chemical Engineering)
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Effective negotiation techniques, cross-functional team leadership, price management, recruitment reorganizing, and repositioning local sales, strategic and market planning, cross-cultural communications, distributor agreements.