Bill Kieffer

Bill is a senior Human Resources executive with over 30 years professional experience in a variety of industries.
Bill is President & Chief Advisor of Kieffer & Associates Limited, an advisory firm specializing in Military Veteran Career Transitions, Executive Coaching, Strategic Talent Management, and Professional Speaking and Facilitation services.
Bill’s has held senior leadership positions in HR and talent management for multiple large, complex, global companies including:
- Global Director, Talent Management & HR - Amcor Rigid Plastics, a $3B+ manufacturer of packaging solutions for a variety of industries.
- VP, HR and Senior Director Global Talent Management - Dana Holding Corporation, a $7B+ global manufacturing organization serving the automotive, commercial vehicle, off-highway heavy equipment, and industrial equipment industries.
- Global Director, Talent Management & HR for DB Schenker (formerly BAX Global), a $2.9B Transportation and Supply Chain company.
Prior to these experiences, Bill served over 11 years as a United States Army Officer, in a variety of command and staff positions.  He is a combat veteran of Somalia, supported the Panama invasion, operations in Central America, and Hurricane Andrew relief operations. During Bill’s assignment with the US Army Logistics Management College, he was selected as their “Instructor of the Year”. He received the “Herbert W. Alden Award” as the outstanding graduate of the U.S. Army Ordnance Officer Advanced Course. While in the Army Bill earned the Meritorious Service Medal, 8 Army Commendation Medals, the Army Achievement Medal, the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, the Humanitarian Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Army Service Ribbon, and the Joint Meritorious Unit Citation.  Bill is also both Airborne and Air Assault qualified.
Bill is also an experienced public speaker and was honored to present “Investing in the Middle” at TEDx Toledo in 2017.
Strategic Human Resources Program - Harvard Business School
Leadership Education Program – Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.
Master of Science, Administration - Central Michigan University
Bachelor of Business Administration - University of Toledo
Bill is a certified “Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coach” and previously earned the “Senior Professional Human Resources” certification.  
Bill is active in the American Legion, American Legion Riders, volunteered as a youth wrestling coach, served on the advisory board for the Stautzenberger College Practical Nursing program, and has twice been elected to public office as a village councilman in his home town.