Bill has extensive
experience in negotiating and administering engineering and construction
contracts as well as in cost estimating and control. He has worked on projects
located throughout the U.S. and in Europe, Asia, South America, Canada,
Australia and India. Projects included major process facilities, laboratories,
industrial manufacturing facilities and commercial, residential and specialty
projects, including church additions and renovations and construction of a new
middle school and a new golf clubhouse.
Bill has been a member of and has led major industry construction associations. He has been a member and was elected Chairman of the Business Roundtable Construction Committee, the Engineering and Construction Contracting Division of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers and the Construction Industry Workforce Foundation. He is a member of the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) and was the first owner representative elected to the board, which formerly had included only architects and contractors.
He was a charter appointee as a Designated Design-Build Professional. He is co-author of Process Industries Best Practices for DBIA’s Manual of Practice and for DBIA’s Designation Test Preparation Course. He is also an instructor for DBIA courses - Fundamentals of Project Delivery, Principles of Design-Build Project Delivery and Designation Test Preparation.
Bill received a 5 year professional engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering (BME) from Cornell University. He also completed continuing education courses at the Cornell Graduate School of Business Administration and the Graduate Management Program at Newark College of Engineering.
As part of an ongoing education program, Bill has attended national and regional engineering and construction conferences sponsored by The Business Roundtable, The Construction Industry Institute, The Engineering and Construction Contracting Division of AIChE and The Design Build Institute of America.
Additionally, he has attended many industry sponsored courses ranging from a series of Process Engineering for non-Chemical Engineers to a three day course in leadership at the Center for Creative Leadership.
Bill has completed the required study and
course work to become a certified Planning Official in the State of New Jersey.