Bill joined Mortenson in 1987 and currently serves as a Project Development Executive for the Seattle office. He is responsible for fostering and maintaining relationships with customers, designers, and engineers in the higher education, judicial and tribal markets to identify, pursue and deliver new work. Bill's contributions to the team are instrumental to the overall growth and success of the company by providing direction and oversight for future project pursuits. Bill makes excellent use of his exceptional client communication skills, team building, coordination, and DBIA expertise to ensure clear, direct, and frequent communication throughout the project process, providing a superior experience for all stakeholders. He finds great joy in the various crowd of people across the industry whom he gets the opportunity to meet and collaborate with. Throughout his extensive career with Mortenson, Bill has served in multiple management capacities, including project manager, design phase manager, and project executive on a large variety of project types. A practitioner of collaboration and team coordination himself, Bill looks forward to the continuing evolution of true team integration within the AEC industries.
Bill received his Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from the University of Washington in 1986. He was honored as a member of the inaugural class of the Design-Build Institute of America's (DBIA) College of Fellows, an elite achievement that only 20 individuals in the United States have accomplished. He currently serves as a national Board Member, a member of the Certification Board, and an instructor for the DBIA, where he gets to share the DBIA's Best Practices with other professionals.
In his free time, Bill enjoys doing anything that takes place in the warmth of the sun, like enjoying a nice family beach vacation with his wife and two children. In true Bill fashion, he lives by the optimistic motto, "Get to Maui whenever possible."