Bill has successfully guided companies through complex corporate restructuring, corporate renewal and strategic advisory assignments. He brings his experience in strategy, marketing, operations and finance to projects that include leadership roles focusing on repositioning companies for growth and developing long term strategic plans. He also has a broad-based background working in a range of industries including consumer products, retail, manufacturing and technology. Bill has extensive experience working with large multi-dimensional family businesses in guiding them through strategic and operational improvements.
Serving in senior level positions as CEO, COO, CFO, Chief Restructuring Officer and Receiver, Bill has successfully restructured public and private corporations maximizing the interests of all stakeholders. His assignments have included: CEO of Pendleton Woolen Mills, Strategic Advisor to Pendleton Woolen Mills and President of Boxlight Corporation. His experience also includes the successful Chapter XI restructurings of Garden Botanika as its CEO and as the CFO of Paul Harris Stores and Jay Jacobs Stores.
Bill is on the advisory board for the Apparel Merchandising School of Indiana University and is an active member in the Turnaround Management Association. He also serves as a principal in Revitalization Capital Partners, a $50 million distressed opportunities fund. He is a graduate of Indiana Wesleyan University with a B.S. in Management and holds a degree in Accounting.
Successful corporate revitalization and redirection have been the results of Mr. Davis's assignments. He has stepped into numerous companies with faltering business plans that were headed for failure. Al quickly identified unrecognized new markets and new business relationships, defining and implementing courses of action leading to renewed growth and improved profitability.
He has served as, CEO, President, Chief Restructuring Officer, Court Appointed Receiver and Management Advisor for public and private companies in such diverse industries as high technology, real estate, media and broadcasting, consumer products, wholesale and retail distribution, wood products and professional services; providing significant returns to both creditors and stakeholders.
Mr. Davis has raised over $100 million in venture capital and private equity and has structured and executed a number of domestic and international M & A transactions Earlier career successes include reversing a substantial revenue decline at Advanced Interactive Systems, serving as General Manager of Intel's Software Distribution and Support Operation, Director of worldwide marketing for Intel's Microprocessor Division, General Manager for a technology division of Litton Industries and a Sales Manager for Digital Equipment Corporation. As a partner in venture and private equity funds, he has been responsible for guidance and interim management of several of the funds' investments.
Mr. Davis holds an MBA from Pepperdine University and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from University of Southern California. He serves on the advisory board of Western Governors University of Washington.
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