Bill Epifanio is Managing Partner with Stratis, a premier Human Capital Consulting and Search firm specializing in Clean Technology, Renewable Energy, and Financial Technology sectors. Bill serves technology and financial services clients seeking to fully capitalize on the strategic capabilities of technology, recruiting leadership to implement innovative processes and services while negotiating integration issues. Drawing on career experience in growing a global business, he closely collaborates with clients to structure global teams.
Previously Bill was a Partner with executive search firm CTPartners where he lead the firm’s Financial Technology specialization and was active in the Private Equity, CleanTech and Renewable Energy Practices. A Wall Street veteran, Bill was consistently recognized for excellence. During his tenure as a Senior Equity Analyst and Vice President with Goldman, Sachs & Co., Bill was named to Institutional Investor’s 2001 First Team for Global Software Research. As Senior Equity Analyst and Vice President of JP Morgan Securities, he was ranked #11 in Server and Enterprise Software, #9 in PC Software, and as an Up-and-Comer in both categories. The Reuters Fund Managers Survey rated his team the #5 Team covering the sector. Bill founded DynaMedix Corporation, a leading developer and licenser of computer software for clinical labs, blood banks and donor centers, and other health care applications. During his 14 years as CEO, he expanded the US-based company to Latin America and Asia Pacific. Earlier Bill was a Senior Analyst with McKinsey & Company, Inc. Other career experience includes serving as Director of Technology for The Greenwich Country Day School.
A graduate of Harvard College majoring in Engineering and Applied Mathematics, Bill also completed Harvard Graduate Business School’s Owner/President Management Program. While pursuing his undergraduate degree, Bill was an Assistant Consultant in Arthur D. Little’s Medical Products Division and a Research Scientist at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. His research led to the creation of the first electronic method capable of measuring microliter-per-minute fluid flow rates, a process for which Bill holds the U.S. patent. He serves as a board member of the Boys and Girls Club of Greenwich and is involved with Autism Speaks.
Tom Schneider is a Partner with Stratis, a premier Human Capital Consulting and Search firm. Over the years, Tom has developed formidable expertise in interactive gaming, music, home entertainment, publishing, cable and digital media. His functional strengths lie in general management, finance, marketing, sales, business development and human resources. He has also successfully conducted many international assignments for clients, which include major corporations as well as early-stage enterprises.
He began his career in executive search with Russell Reynolds Associates, one of the leading global recruitment firms, where he worked in both the US and Asia from 1984-1991. Before joining Stratis, Tom was a Partner at several other executive search boutiques.
Tom takes a hands-on approach to identifying and recruiting exceptionally well-qualified candidates, combined with an ability to guide and advise his clients. This ensures that searches are completed quickly and efficiently.His diverse range of experience allows Stratis to continue extending its reach into new sectors.
After graduating from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service with a B.S. in International Economics in 1981, Tom spent three years with Mitsubishi Corporation in Houston before entering the search profession. Tom is on the Board of The Wilton Family YMCA. He lives in Wilton CT with his wife and two children, and in his spare time enjoys road biking.
George Bradt has a unique perspective on transformational leadership based on his combined senior line management and consulting experience. After his education at Harvard and Wharton, George progressed through sales, marketing and general management roles around the world at Fortune 500 companies including Unilever, Procter & Gamble, Coca-Cola, and then J.D. Power and Associates as chief executive of its Power Information Network spin off. Now he is Managing Director of PrimeGenesis, the executive onboarding and transition acceleration group he founded in 2002. Since then, PrimeGenesis has been able to reduce the risk of failure fourfold for executives they have worked with - from 40% to 10% through a single-minded focus on driving them and their teams to deliver better results faster over their first 100-days and beyond.
George is the author of the following books:
The New Leader’s 100-Day Action Plan (Wiley, 2006 and 2009)
Onboarding: How to get your new employees up to speed in half the time (Wiley, Aug. 2009)
Back-to-School Chats - Advice from Fathers to their Sons (Durban House, 2006)