Bill is an award-winning communications strategist and a proven team leader with more than 15-years’ experience working with corporations, associations, and international governments in the education, finance, healthcare, technology, trade, agriculture, and defense industries to deliver:
· Social Marketing Informational Programs
· Public Policy & Advocacy Campaigns
· Crisis & Reputation Rapid Response
· Digital Community-Building
He won PR Week’s Public Affairs Campaign of the Year honors, nabbed the Golden Dot Award for Outstanding National Online Campaign by the Institute for Politics Democracy & the Internet, and has earned accolades from The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal.
Bill led the 100+ person Ketchum DC office, managed Edelman's Grassroots & Public Affairs unit, and stepped in as CEO at Grassroots Enterprise. Bill frequently publishes, speaks at industry conferences, and provides expert comments on a range of topics. A former journalist, Bill is an award-winning reporter and columnist. He received his bachelor’s degree from Columbia University in New York.
In his spare time, Bill plays beer-league hockey, provides pro bono consulting to non-profit groups, cooks his grandmother’s Puerto Rican recipes, and backpacks the Appalachian Trail.