Bill received his MBA from The Paul Merage School of Business at University of California Irvine.
Bill was a member of the charter FEMBA Program and inducted into the Beta Gamma Sigma national business honors society for academic achievement. Bill also received service awards from UC Irvine for recruiting and promoting the FEMBA Program. Bill served on the Board of Directors of the Graduate School of Management Alumni Association from 1996-1999 where he launched their highly profitable merchandising program.
Prior to earning his MBA, Bill earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Materials Engineering from the University of Illinois – Champaign in 1984 and worked for ten years in aerospace project management for Parker Hannifin and McDonnell Douglas Space Systems. After earning his Executive MBA, Bill worked in Product Management for information systems companies including ChoicePoint and Focal Communications. After successfully turning around a privately held manufacturing company as Director of Business Development, Bill created a start-up corporation, Divine Products, Inc. in 2005.Back