Bill is responsible for providing CIO services to clients of Ft. Sheridan Group. He is an IT Executive that brings leadership to managing diverse teams involving multiple functional groups with emphasis on partnering with peers, business leads and strategic partners. With over 27 years of experience Bill’s focus is on IT and business alignment, operational & service delivery excellence, program management, enterprise systems, business intelligence, back office innovation, technology roadmaps, process improvements, and cyber security. Bill’s experience spans Fortune 100, middle market companies, PE owned and public companies across multiple industries.
Bill is the former VP of Information Technology for Akorn Pharmaceuticals responsible for all aspects of IT and where he transformed the IT systems and organization providing the foundation for Akorn to grow from $130M to $1.1B. Prior to Akorn he was a Program Director at GE Transportation responsible for implementing a customer facing revenue generating application. Previously he was the Global Director at Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD) a GM carve out and PE owned locomotive manufacturer that later sold to Caterpillar.
Bill holds a B.A degree from Ambassador College, an M.S. degree in Applied Computer Science from Azusa Pacific University and a MBA with a focus on Project Management from Keller Graduate School of Management.