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Expert in Business Strategy and Planning. Successful Manager, Entrepreneur and Military Veteran possessing a clear sense of urgency when faced with diverse situational challenges. A skilled communicator, generating effective management initiatives and building relationships while always maintaining a positive working rapport with outside organizations. Possess the natural ability to partner with cross function management teams, quickly revise strategies, and undertake new challenges. EXPERIENCE Financial Advisor, Provide private wealth management; exit planning strategies and capital market introductions for high net worth business owners. Deliver customized investment strategies addressing each client’s complex needs, teaming with the clients attorney and accountant to develop estate-planning solutions. Member of Veterans Team Member Network (VTMN), promoting awareness and support with firm and community through Veteran outreach. Raised and was responsible for institutional and private client deposits of over $200MM. Awarded ML Financial Advisory “Executive Club” status.Chosen by ML regional director to participate in the Leadership Management program. Performed hedging, financial modeling, financial analysis, and risk tolerance assessments to advise clients on customized strategies to meet their specific needs. Started up a web-based warehouse and logistics company and ran overall operations. Built the firm to become one of the leading sellers on both Ebay and Amazon. During this time, engaged as consultant to (well-known) web-based retail firms to support their strategic Internet marketing initiatives. Sold business and subsequently engaged in MBA School sabbatical Supervised 32 engineering personnel in the building of $10MM Micrascan systems used for manufacture of the Intel Pentium Chip critical layers. Created and led a cross-functional process improvement team. Improvements resulted in dramatic cycle time reduction and overhead savings in excess of $2.5MM Managed critical engineering repairs onsite at several Intel Chip Fabrication Plants. This directly resulted in customer savings of over $50MM. Teamed with the manufacturing/operations director in capital improvement projects, budget development, planning, and other corporate financial initiatives. MILITARY SERVICE United States Submarine Force (Silent Service) U. S. Navy Nuclear Sub Electronic Surveillance (ESM) • Proudly performed as part of the covert and elite Nuclear Sub Force, Fast Attack Group. • Served on the flagship for the largest submarine special warfare exercise since WW2. • Maintained 4.0 evaluations throughout 6-year service term honorably discharged. • Multiple Letters of Commendation for work done during Operation Desert Storm. • Granted TS Security Clearance for military “information gathering” operations overseas. COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT Vice Chairman (2007) Small Business Counselor • SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses succeed nationwide. SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and has been mentoring small business owners for more than 40 years. • Provide advice on business strategy setting and execution, marketing and sales tactics, the use of information technology in business, and general business management issues. • Develop and lead all of the Veteran outreach initiatives in the region. 04/2010-Present Entrepreneur Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) UCONN Mentor/ Coach/ Presenter • EBV offers cutting edge, experiential training in entrepreneurship to post-9/11 veterans with disabilities resulting from their service to our country. • In the three years since the program was launched, more than 200 veterans have completed the EBV training and the EBV has become an integral component of DOD’s efforts to transition military members with disabilities from military to civilian life. • The EBV program represents a means to empower Americas veterans with disabilities to fight yet again for their own economic freedom in the most American way possible - through entrepreneurship. VETERANS OUTREACH • Catholic War Veterans: Interim Vice Commander • Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW): Trustee (former) Senior Vice Commander • Submarine Veterans Association (SUBVETS), Charter member • The Navy League: member • Fleet Reserve: member • The American Legion: member

Areas of Expertise

  • Accounting & Cash Flow
  • Business Plans / Startup Assistance
  • Marketing, Public Relations & Sales

Industry Experience

  • Finance & Insurance
  • Manufacturing

William S Hall

Communication Methods

  • In Person
  • Phone