Bill Wright

Principal

San Francisco
415.397.4444

Overview

Bill is primarily engaged in business development and overall outreach, representing and building the firm’s practice. Bill also works extensively with the overseas members of the firm’s global affiliation (DFK International) with 412 offices in 92 countries. Separately, Bill consults with clients on sales, acquisitions and the re-capitalization of privately-held companies.

Bill was previously a director at PricewaterhouseCoopers and started his career at Bank of America. Originally from London, England, Bill graduated from San Jose State University and holds an MBA from Arizona State University (Thunderbird). He has lectured at the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley, and previously taught accounting at Golden Gate University, San Francisco. Bill is the former President of San Francisco’s Hillhouse Club, past Secretary and Board Member of ACG-San Francisco, and former elected Councilmember and President of the Board of Kensington, California.

Bill lives in San Francisco and plays guitar in a rock band.

Specializations:

  • Business Development
  • Transaction Advice
  • M&A Project Management

Industry Expertise:

  • Mergers & Acquistions

Professional Affiliations:

  • San Francisco Hillhouse Club
    Past President
  • Haas School of Business
    Guest Lecturer

Education:

  • Thunderbird School of Global Management
    MBA, with a focus in International Finance
  • San Jose State University
    B.S., with a focus in Marketing