Drawing on over 30 years of international executive experience, Bill leads International Business Links (IBL), specializing in Business Development and Consulting for expansions and investment opportunities in Latin America and Asia.
Prior to founding IBL in 2011, Bill was the Corporate Vice President of International Operations for LIMRA, a global life insurance and financial services trade association. In this role, he managed the development and application of LIMRA’s core competencies in Research, Assessment & Development, Consulting and Compliance to international markets, and oversaw the coordination and delivery of membership services for Latin America and Asia.
Before joining LIMRA, Bill was the Manager of International Development at Carvel Corporation where he was responsible for Carvel’s international establishment, growth, and customer service in China, Vietnam, Taiwan, Korea, Israel, Puerto Rico, and Canada. During this time, he lived for three years in Beijing in charge of all reporting and liaison issues.
Bill has an M.A. in Slavic and East European studies and an M.B.A. in International Business from the University of Connecticut. He received his bachelor’s degree in Languages and Linguistics from Georgetown University, during which time he studied at the Université de Nancy in France and Nanjing University in China. He is fluent in English, Mandarin Chinese and French.