William’s first love is working with leaders and teams to move them to higher states of productivity and engagement. A former lawyer with experience as a mediator for the Chicago Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution, he has dedicated his life to finding ways to help people put their energy into collaborating towards mutually beneficial outcomes. His skills as an attorney and mediator combed with extensive consulting experience has enabled him to intervene and communicate effectively with a wide range of clients. A certified leadership coach with proven effectiveness working with difficult team dynamics, he’s spent over 20 years working unlocking people’s potential in companies such as Baxter Healthcare, Abbott Labs, Jostens, and Penguin Books. He is a sought-after team development facilitator, particularly for teams who are undergoing difficult changes and restructuring efforts.