Bill Fitton previously served as Chief Financial Officer for The College Network (TCN) located in Indianapolis. He was responsible for overseeing all of the Company’s financial activities, including treasury, cash management, accounting, internal control, planning, and reporting & analysis for this private e-learning/distance learning company.
Before joining TCN, Bill served as interim CFO and interim Vice-President for Gordon Tech High School, a private college prep high school in the city of Chicago. In these roles he provided financial and cash management services, prepared annual business plans as well as detailed forecasts for the President and Board of Directors. Additionally, he assisted in developing the on-going business strategy and ‘turn-around’ initiatives for the school in tandem with President.
Bill served for 4+ years as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance for Shields Enterprises International (SEI LLC) in Oak Brook, IL. He was responsible for overseeing all of SEI’s worldwide financial activities including accounting, treasury, planning, reporting, and analysis. SEI provided customized call center and managed business services to major multi-location corporations through service centers in the U.S., Hungary, China, and the UK.
Previously to joining SEI LLC, Bill had a distinguished 25+ year career at Motorola Inc., during which he provided financial leadership at the corporate level and within a number of the operating business units. Bill served as Vice President of Finance in several multi-billion dollar Motorola business units which included an overseas assignment in Singapore for approximately 2 years.
Bill holds a Bachelor of Arts in accounting from St. Mary’s University in Winona, MN and an MBA in International Finance from DePaul University in Chicago.