Bill joined Graham Partners in 1990, serves as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, and is a member of Graham Partners’ Investment Committee, Gating Committee, and Valuation Committee.
Bill has primary oversight responsibility for Abrisa and HB&G. His past and present board directorships include Abrisa, Dynojet, Eldorado, HB&G, NDS, and Schneller.
Prior to the formation of Graham I, Bill was integrally involved with corporate development activities relating to operating interests held by entities associated with The Graham Group – working on M&A transactions completed in Italy, France, Canada, the United Kingdom, Poland, Brazil, and Argentina, as well as major financings, risk assessment and negotiation of many operating contracts and joint venture agreements. Bill also played a key role in the negotiation and structuring of the divestiture of a controlling interest in Graham Packaging Company to Blackstone.
Prior to joining Graham Partners, Bill worked for Bear Stearns in its Investment Banking Division.
Bill attended Drexel University and Oxford University (Corpus Christi College) and earned his B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, magna cum laude.
A native of the Philadelphia area, Bill is a big Flyers, Eagles, and Phillies supporter, an avid golfer, and is on the Board of The First Tee of Greater Philadelphia.