Bill joined Newport Board Group in 2013 and has worked with companies in the technology, wireless, media and distribution industries. Previously he was the CFO and COO of a provider of staffing services to the telecommunications and technology sectors in Atlanta. In that role Bill was responsible for staffing, project management, human resources and finance functions, helping the company develop controls and forecasting processes. Previous to that Bill was CFO of Mio Group, a wireless service provider in the Caribbean. There he optimized cash flow and facilitated consolidation of international operations. Earlier in his career Bill was CFO and then CEO of Uvumobile, a public company that provided media content and distribution platforms to the wireless industry. As the CFO there he led equity transactions that raised over $12 million. Bill’s accomplishments include leading a private equity raise, an IPO and a $175 million public debt offering along with heading over 15 M&A transactions and 10 business start-ups.
Media / Entertainment