As Vice President Finance of the company, Bill heads up all finance and accounting processes for Cruise Management International and its clients.
Bill’s accounting career began in 1994 as Internal Auditor for a major multi-line insurance company in Hartford, Connecticut where he planned and executed internal control audits in the Life, Property & Casualty, and Health divisions of Aetna, Inc. From there Bill moved on to Hartford Life in Simsbury, Connecticut where he planned and executed audits in the International, Employee Benefits, Asset Management and Individual Life & Annuity Divisions. He also served as a liaison and coordinator to the audit managers in Brazil, Spain, and Argentina. He performed assessments of the internal control environment of their foreign operations in Spain, Uruguay and various entities in Argentina. Bill also performed reviews of computer systems under development during his tenure at the Company.
The following years saw Bill move on to American Standard where he progressed to Audit Manager and was tapped as interim General Auditor of the company for a brief period before moving to their subsidiary Trane in Miami as Assistant Controller. His career at Trane progressed through several levels and Bill held the position of Assistant Controller of Trane Latin America for one year, Territory Controller of Trane Latin America for five years, and Compliance Leader for two years.
For the last six years, Bill has worked for KARL STORZ in Miami as the Finance and Operations Manager where he gained further skills in managing the daily operations of a business in addition to the finance and accounting responsibilities. Bill managed the local business as General Manager for six months when the former GM departed, and Bill thus gained further skills in managing the sales force and marketing department.
Bill comes to Cruise Management International Inc. with a broad background from large, diverse, public and private multinational companies across several industries. He enjoys hands-on experience within all areas of finance and accounting and has a strong internal control background with a major focus on process optimization as well as having skills in managing operations, sales force and marketing functions. Bill has been with Cruise Management International Inc. since its October 2018.