Bill Parsons


Office Location: Huntington Beach

Phone: +1 562 4265400

Bill Parsons is a partner and executive vice president in Heidrick Consulting’s Senn Delaney Culture Shaping Practice. He has extensive expertise in enhancing corporate culture to align with strategic direction and infrastructure and support execution.

Bill is experienced in enterprise transformation and the fundamental re-energizing of an organization to meet new market conditions or competitive challenges. He has incorporated cultural change, leadership effectiveness and strategic thinking into enablers of significant personal growth and sustainable success.

Bill began his career as a mechanical engineer with McDonnell Douglas. He joined Senn Delaney (then called Senn-Delaney Management Consultants) in 1972, specializing in business process re-engineering and operational performance improvement. He became president and CEO, serving in that role until the firm was sold to Arthur Andersen in 1992. He then had responsibility for retail consulting within the Arthur Andersen Business Consulting business unit.

He returned to Senn Delaney as a partner in 2002 and has worked with the leaders of a wide range of companies and has facilitated hundreds of engagements that focus on personal development, team effectiveness and cultural alignment.Bill has developed coaching relationships with many senior executives to help them lead the transformation of their organizations.


He received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Clarkson University and a Master of Business Administration from University of California, Los Angeles.

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