After his family, Bill is most proud of the following: When he became President/CEO of Stern Advertising, it had eight employees and $2 million in billings. Today, Stern employs 87 people in six offices with over $90 million in billings. Bill began his advertising career at Ogilvy & Mather in NY, working on the General Foods account. Prior to returning to his native Cleveland, Bill was Vice President, Director of Marketing for Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising in San Juan, Puerto Rico. While at Saatchi & Saatchi, he supervised the marketing activities for Procter & Gamble, Chase Manhattan Bank and Nabisco. Today, Bill maintains a high profile in the overall management of the Agency and plays an active role in the strategic planning process.