How I can help you

38 years at Caterpillar working as an economist, investment analysis, product management, business intelligence, manufacturing and supply chain sourcing, mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning and risk management.  Worked outside the USA for over 20 years.  Now retired.

Areas of Expertise
  • Business Finance & Accounting
  • Business Strategy & Planning
  • Manufacturing & Product Development
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Human Resources & Internal Communications

Industry Experience
  • Manufacturing & Mining
  • International Trade, Imports / Exports
  • Nonprofit, Public and Professional Organizations


BS in Economics and Computer Science from Bradley University in 1975;  MBA from Bradley University in 1985; Managing Strategic Alliances at University of Michigan in 1997;  Mergers and Acquisitions at Wharton Business School in 1997; Wharton International Forum in China, Eastern Europe, Southeast Asia and Japan (1997-2004); Making Foreign Policy at Brookings Institute (1997); Business Negotiations at Kellogg Business School (1997)



Bill Cook

Communication Methods

  • In Person