Veteran Employment Director
Mr. Paul Bill joined Veterans Bridge Home in July 2015 as the Veteran Employment and Education Specialist, after a successful career in Business Development consulting and training, most recently with Mastering Business Development Inc. -MBDi. After a short leave, Paul returned to Veterans Bridge Home to serve as the Veteran Employment Director in July 2017. He is an experienced Marketing and Business Development executive with a passion for revitalizing organizations and helping clients find, understand, and capitalize on all types of revenue growth opportunities.
Prior to joining the MBDi team, Mr. Bill was the Manager, Maritime Business Development for BAE Systems, Land and Armaments Sector, where he led Business Development strategies and numerous capture teams. During this time, he developed a proven track record of performance in operational and sales management. In addition, he trained program managers, capture managers, and fellow Business Development representatives on U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard requirements, acquisition, and leadership profiling.
Mr. Bill is a 30-year retired Commander and U.S. Navy Surface Warfare officer. He served on numerous naval vessels and deployed in support of Persian Gulf War and Operation Desert Storm and 9/11 operations. Mr. Bill was a lead trainer and team builder during all of his command tours. Prior to serving in the U.S. Navy, he was an enlisted SeaBee in the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) program.
Since 2008, Mr. Bill has served as an Adjunct Professor at Bellevue University in Nebraska, teaching online Marketing and Business core courses for the college's Business Department. He also conducts workshops for separating military veterans transitioning to civilian careers.
Mr. Bill earned an MBA from Webster University and a BS in Industrial Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology. He is originally from upstate New York.