October 13, 2015 – Preston & Partners has added Bill Bliss as organizational effectiveness and coaching managing director to its staff. In his new role he will provide leadership coaching at the executive level (C-suite, vice president, director).
“Bill is one of the most sought-after coaches for senior executives in the eastern part of the U.S.,” said founder Gary Preston. “We are pleased to announce the addition of Bill to our executive staff and the opportunity for our current and future clients to take advantage of his services.”
Throughout his 25-year career, Mr. Bliss has worked in the areas of leadership development, organizational effectiveness, staffing and executive compensation. He has extensive experience in manufacturing, pharmaceutical, retail, publishing, technology, financial services, transportation services, real estate, construction and other industries. His experience encompasses human resources, facilities management and business startups.
For nearly 20 years, Mr. Bliss has led Bliss & Associates Inc., which provides advice to senior executives, business owners, CEOs and other leaders who want to improve their leadership impact and organizational health. He is a certified coach and founding partner of the John Maxwell Team, as well as certified in delivering and interpreting the Caliper Profile and Walton Culture Compass. Earlier in his career, Mr. Bliss was HR consulting provider HRC and before that was associate vice president of human resources with Reader’s Digest.
“Bill’s coaching and advising services can only benefit the level of search that we bring to our clients,” said Mr. Preston. His unique way of assisting senior executives in gaining clarity, leading with confidence, realizing greater influence and having a greater impact is a great benefit to our firm.”
Preston & Partners is an executive search firm headquartered in Charlotte, with offices in Atlanta, New York, Morristown and Philadelphia. The firm’s specialties include __convenience food and drug store retail, private equity, specialty retail, organic / natural, manufacturing, hospitality, restaurants & food service, and non-retained services.
Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media