Bill is the Founder and CEO of LendingOne which he founded in 2014. LendingOne provides real estate investors financing for single family fix/flip projects, rental term loans as well as bridge loans for multi-family properties. In 2017 LendingOne was ranked the fastest growing real estate private lender in the country. Bill is also the Managing Director of The Crestar Group of Companies which is currently comprised of private equity and debt funds. In 2008 Bill created Crestar Capital a multi-state acquirer and servicer of municipal tax liens as well as Crestar Homes, a business that fix/flipped over 300 homes and owned 150 single family rentals.
Prior to forming Crestar, Bill was the CEO of Wilmar since founding the company in 1977. In 1996 Bill took the company public and then through a series of acquisitions created Wilmar’s parent company, Interline Brands. For twenty five years he led Wilmar and then Interline as its CEO from a small retail outlet to one of the largest industrial distribution companies in the country. Today, Interline Brands is owned by The Home Depot.
Bill is also the author of “All In: 101 Real Life Business Lessons for Emerging Entrepreneurs”. Since releasing the book the booked was named an Amazon Best Seller for Leadership Training and it was named one of the best books for entrepreneurs in 2017 by Inc, Forbes & Entrepreneur Magazines. The book was endorsed by many top business people, leading entrepreneurship professors as well as the Governor of Pennsylvania. Bill is also a weekly contributing writer on Inc.com
Bill has served on numerous non-profit boards over the years. Today, Bill serves on The Foundation Board of Trustees of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia