Chief Operations Officer - Haiti Operations
Bill has more than 35 years of experience leading large organizations through transformative changes. Multi-cultural and multi-lingual, he has worked in the US and abroad on domestic and global health initiatives.
From 2003-2010, as Chief Operating Officer at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia he oversaw more than 15,000 employees and an annual budget of $10 billion dollars. Bill volunteered as a member of a State Department Provincial Reconstruction Team in Iraq in 2008, leading a US Army health team working with Ministry of Health. From 2009-2013 he served as Executive Director of the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas.
Awards include HHS’ Secretary’s Award for Distinguished Service, Presidential Meritorious Rank Award, Presidential Distinguished Rank Award, and the Roger W. Jones Award for Executive Leadership by American University in Washington, D.C. Bill speaks Spanish and has an MBA from Duke University and BA from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.