Bill Bradley

Engagement Leader

Office Location: Chicago , Costa Mesa

Phone: +1 312 4961000

Bill Bradley is an engagement leader in the Costa Mesa office of culture-shaping firm, Senn Delaney, a Heidrick & Struggles company. He draws on nearly three decades of experience leading and transforming individuals, teams and organizations to deliver exceptional results to clients.

Prior to joining the firm, Bill co-founded and was managing principal of Pendleton Solutions Group LLC, a professional services firm providing change management, process improvement, and business transformation services. He galvanized teams and organizations to improve and optimize work processes to deliver sustainable cost savings, identify revenue opportunities, and improve profitability.

Bill has held a number of executive-level roles with demonstrated success leading organizations to exceed business objectives in the telecommunications, education, service, manufacturing, and technology industries. A passionate change agent, Bill leads, inspires and teaches to deliver business and employee growth. He is highly effective at solving complex business problems and ensuring improvements realized are consistently maintained.

Previous executive leadership roles include principal at Akela Corporation, senior vice president of operations at APC Workforce Solutions (dba ZeroChaos), chief operating officer at Carter Brothers Technology, group general manager at ADT Security Services, regional vice president-network services at XO Communications, general manager strategic sourcing and shared services at AT&T, and general manager customer service at Ameritech.


Bill holds a masters degree in business administration from Northwestern University, Kellogg Graduate School of Management, and a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from The University of Akron. He is pursuing a doctorate in education from The University of Pennsylvania.