Bill Walters is President and CEO of Jonas, Walters & Associates, Inc. Since entering the executive search field in 1985, he has managed over 800 searches covering over 100 different industries and technologies, with particular strengths in manufacturing and distribution.
In 1989, Bill Walters acquired Jonas & Associates, Inc., the oldest and largest Retained Executive Search firm in Wisconsin. Since then, Bill and his team have continued the tradition and reputation of Jonas & Associates to recruit the Best of the Best in the manufacturing, distribution, and technical support industries. This is evidenced by his firm’s recognition as one of the "Very finest in Executive Search," and endorsement by John Lucht, author of “Rites of Passage at $100,000+.”
Prior to acquiring Jonas & Associates, Inc., Bill was Senior Vice President for a nationally known Chicago-based executive search firm engaged in the placement of outside directors for major Midwestern corporations. Earlier he was Vice President of another Chicago search firm. His corporate experience prior entering Executive Search included Vice President, Human Resources for Powers Process Controls, now a Division of Watts Technologies; Landis & Gyr, now a Division of Siemens Building Automation; Tellabs, and ITT Corporation.