Award-winning author AND
PROMOTER OF ALL THINGS FAMILY
A lifelong writer, Bill has published business and literary articles and blogs, and produced a feature film about human relationships. Our Way, his first book, received a Gold Award from the Nonfiction Writers Association. He is working on a second book about a mission trip to Nicaragua and how the experience crystallized what matters most in life.
Bill also serves as a speaker, biographer and strategist, helping other family business owners navigate the opportunities and challenges that inevitably arise when personal and professional lives intersect. As a third-generation owner and executive of Day & Zimmermann, his family's 43,000-employee, century-old family business, Bill has a rare and personal view of the complex and human dynamics behind today’s multi-generational family businesses. Please see Familytics® to learn more about Bill's unique approach to accelerating business-owning families' success. He previously worked in the management consulting industry and currently also advises multiple startup ventures.
Balancing his passions for business and family, Bill chairs Yoh, Day & Zimmermann's multinational recruiting business, and the board of The Haverford School, one of the largest independent schools in the United States. His business accomplishments have included managing a $350 million P&L and launching multiple enterprise-wide transformation initiatives. He sits on the advisory boards of Select Greater Philadelphia, Military Veteran Partners, and Quake Media. He has also chaired the American Staffing Association, which supports the $150 billion US staffing industry, and served on the boards of Council for Relationships, Defense Support Services, and Platoon Fitness.
Bill holds a BA from Duke and an MBA from Wharton. He enjoys playing guitar, songwriting, cooking and fishing. He and his family live outside Philadelphia.
Everyone to whom much was given, of him much will be required
And from him to whom they entrusted much, they will demand the more