Rehn Hall, 212A
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Bill comes to SIU after a multi-year career as a senior executive in the airline industry. After relocating to the Midwest for college, Bill settled in the St. Louis area and started work in the airline business for a Midwest airline that was eventually acquired by American Airlines.
In the 1980’s, Bill was part of the founding team of an airline startup that grew to $800 million in revenue. Serving as Vice President, Marketing and Planning he had responsibility for flight schedules, inventory/yield management, forecasting, contracts, demand/capacity analysis, corporate marketing, and sales. Throughout his career he’s been fortunate to have worked in and managed operations areas, flight planning & profitability, project and financial planning just to name a few areas. Bill’s academic interests include competitive analysis, strategy, entrepreneurship and using operations to gain competitive advantage, deliver efficiency and solve “real world” problems. He is also active in the startup community (tech, other). Bill has taught Operations Management in the St. Louis area. He has an MBA in Management with an emphasis in Finance & Accounting from Washington University St. Louis, Olin School of Business.