New ideas and the power of change are big motivators for Bill. As Development Guild DDI Co-Founder and President, Bill has focused his career on the convergence of strategic planning, philanthropy, and leadership development and the transformational impact it can have on an institution. It is with this perspective he approaches all engagements for clients such as Boston University, George Washington’s Mount Vernon, Johns Hopkins Medicine, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Mount Sinai Health System, National Coast Guard Museum Association, Union of Concerned Scientists, and Year Up.
As a recognized leader in the field of nonprofit leadership and executive search, Bill has served on national and local boards of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), and the International Association of Corporate and Professional Recruitment. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Pittsburgh and his doctorate from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.