College of Business
Corporate & Executive Education

Bill O'Donnell

Faculty Partner

Areas of Expertise:

  • Employee & Executive Selection Systems
  • Leadership Assessment & Development
  • Employee Engagement
  • Executive Team Building

Bill is the Director of Graduate Programs for Butler's College of Business. In that role he is responsible for the schools MBA and MPAcc Programs. In addition, Bill is a lecturer in the MBA Leadership concentration. Beyond his MBA administrative and teaching roles at Butler, Bill works with corporations in the areas of employee and executive selection systems, leadership assessment and development, employee engagement, and executive team building.

Prior to joining Butler in 2006, Bill spent over 30 years in various Human Resource leadership roles, including 25 years as a Worldwide Partner with Mercer Consulting where his duties included heading the Global Human Capital practice. He also spent 4 years as ATA Airlines Senior Vice president of Human Resources, joining ATA immediately before September 11th.

Bill has his undergraduate degree in Economics from Purdue University and his Master of Arts in Organizational Development and Leadership from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul Minnesota.