Bill Provett is a family business consultant who has been active in a variety of domestic and international industries including construction, manufacturing, electronics, telecommunications, and automotive as a consultant and agent of change.
Bill has a BS in Electrical Engineering. He is an MBA and is a licensed General Contractor. While working in the telecommunications industry for ITT and Northern Telecom at the Vice President and General Manager levels, he managed over 3,000 employees and was responsible for a business division with over $100 million in annual sales.
During his 20 years of business consulting, Bill has worked with Fortune 500 companies such as United Technologies Automotive and Flowserve. Since joining The Family Business Institute in 2002, Bill has worked with dozens of family and closely-held companies from all across the country.
Bill has over 40 years of experience as an internal and external consultant in the business world.
Winning the “When”
Efficient time management is a fundamental ingredient for success in any industry – especially construction. It’s a rare construction company indeed that doesn’t wish there were more hours in the day. How do great contractors seem to get more out of the 24-hour day...
2iC: What Do You Need From Your COO?
Call it whatever you like: 2iC, GM, Sr. VP, or any other appellation. The fact is effective COOs (just like effective CFOs, etc.) allow CEOs to be better at their jobs. But there is scant literature out there about appropriate roles and duties of COOs. Tune in this...
Efficient Decision Making
Making better decisions than the competition is a major differentiator separating great contractors from merely good ones, yet, most contractors don’t devote effort and practice to improving their decision-making. Please watch Digging Deeper this week as Dennis shares...