Co-Founder and Managing Member of Corporate Finance Strategies
Bill is a corporate finance and management consultant to owners and chief executives of closely held companies. For over 40 years, Bill has developed strategic growth and corporate finance strategies and sourced bank and institutional financing for his clients. Prior to funding Corporate Finance Strategies, he co-founded Great Cove Advisors, was a Managing Member of Benchmark Consultants; Executive Vice President and Senior Lending Officer and a Director of Neworld Bank, Boston; and Manager of Commercial Lending at Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. in Boston.
Bill’s first wife, Heidi Parrot Diercks, died from breast cancer in 1987 at age 38 leaving three children then ages 18, 15, and 12. She had no family history of the disease.
He earned his BS in Economics from Harvard College and an MBA in Finance from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration. During his career, Bill has been a Director of a publicly owned bank and several privately owned companies. He is currently on the Advisory Board of several privately owned companies and is Treasurer of the Board of Gore Place Society in Waltham, MA
Bill and his wife, Laurie, have a 20 year old daughter and live in Carlisle, MA