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“Retail Price Maintenance execution falls apart at Sales & Marketing if they cannot lead and execute. Bill understands the legal aspects of the program and can provide a vital bridge for the sales group and legal advisors. A pricing policy will not be effective without sales and legal folks on the same page to create a successful retail program and minimize legal risk.”
Bose Corporation, -Mark Sullivan - General Counsel
“The Vision Werks process makes you face some hard truths about your Brand, your Sales Organization, and your Retail Partnerships. Executed with fidelity, you come out the other side more desirable, more effective, and more profitable…”
Osprey Packs, Inc, - Patrick Piller, Director-Sales Operations
“Sophisticated 21st century approach to marketplace management.”
JOHN J GRAHAM • PRESIDENT, SPEEDO/PVH
“Bill’s kick-off keynote presentation for our summit was insightful, to the point and enthusiastically delivered keeping the audience engaged and entertained. His vision of our evolving business environment struck a chord that resonated with the members.”
JIM RISTOW • CEO, BRANDSOURCE/AVB
“I’m most impressed with Bill’s talent in multiple disciplines, superior communication skills, attention to detail & his ability to maintain a pragmatic view of the marketplace from multiple perspectives. He presents a rare package of multi-faceted strengths in these days of narrow specialization.”
JOE PICCIRILLI • FORMER EXECUTIVE VP OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, AVAD LLC DIV. OF INGRAM MICRO
“Trust the process, follow the process.”
JOE ROBERTS • PRESIDENT, CORE BRANDS
“Bill J is the finest intermediary that HTSA has ever had. He understands the vendor & dealer dynamic better than anyone I’ve had the pleasure of dealing with.”
RICHARD GLIKES • PRESIDENT AZIONE UNLIMITED, FORMER EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, HTSA BUYING GROUP
“Bill is a seasoned veteran whose career has been spent affiliated with many best in class companies holding key positions in retail, manufacturing and distribution. He has much to offer his clients.”
JIM HERD • PRESIDENT, POLK AUDIO RETIRED
“Bill J. actually understands what it means to walk a mile in another man’s shoes. He can see through a retailer’s eyes without taking off his vendor hat. We created great business together; Bill’s truly a terrific partner.”
FRANKLIN KARP • COO, AUDIO VIDEO SYSTEMS
“Like many folks these days, we grappled with channel management issues that quickly
outstretched our homegrown methods for strategy, management and enforcement.”
LAYNE RIGNEY, SR • PRESIDENT, OSPREY PACKS, INC.
“Bill created many aspects of Bose’s dominant market share position at Best Buy. There are very few impact players I have met in 20 years in the business and Bill is one of them.”
DAVE HAPPE • MACE SECURITY INTERNATIONAL, FORMER SENIOR BUYER, AUDIO & VIDEO, BEST BUY
“One of Bill J’s innate strengths is his capacity to clearly envision the desired end-result coupled with a proven ability to provide the leadership necessary to bring about the most preferred outcomes.”
JOHN GEHERAN • VICE PRESIDENT, THE AMERICAS, BOSE CORPORATION RETIRED
“The education alone from Bill was worth every penny.”
JEFF PETERS • SALES MANAGER, ELETTROMEDIA-USA FORMER DOMESTIC SALES DIRECTOR, KICKER/STILLWATER DESIGNS