Counselors to America's Small Business
formerly an accountant in the construction, property management, land development arena.
undergraduate degree in accounting from St. Ambrose University Davenport Iowa</p>
MBA St. Ambrose University Davenport Iowa</p>
Master of Public Administration -Governor State University, (5/2012) Bachelor of Science in Business Marketing, University of Phoenix. (9/2007). Certification in Public Management (4-2010)
Bill Effinger has several decades of hands-on experience as a developer; builder of homes and commercial projects, a forward planning consultant and land acquisition specialist. His negotiating and marketing skills are exceptional
Elected Mayor of Buena Park California in 1950 Effinger has been a long time member of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). He was an appointed member of the NAHB Marketing Committee, National Education Chairman of the Remodelers Council and has had many of his cogent industry related articles on marketing and management published in the NAHB Business Journal, National Association of Realtors Magazine, Boston Business Journal, and Builder Magazine.
“New Dimensions for Living” became the creative company formed by Effinger in 1982 to design and build two prototype affordable housing products, one in San Diego’s North Park and the other in Golden Hill, which won an award from the San Diego Housing Commission for “The Most Creative Affordable Housing Concept" in 1985. After getting National publicity beginning with the Pacific Coast Building Conference in San Francisco, the concept was acquired by a national public company in Boston Massachusetts. The original concept remains viable today.
Formerly a commissioner of the Escondido, CA Housing Commission, Effinger has an excellent track record for receiving government approvals for large and difficult commercial and residential development projects. He has applied his passion for, and experience in affordable housing projects to create and assist builder clients in that field.
Effinger created a computer based business management tool marketed internationally in 1991 as "The Competitive Edge" licensing it to Bird Construction Software, Inc. a subsidiary of Bird Incorporated of New England.
Effinger is a licensed Commercial Real Estate Broker/Independent Contractor, Managing Principal of New Century Consulting, a member of the Kitsap HBA specializing in Affordable Housing.
Continuation courses UCLA</p>
I have been in business over 40 years. I have held the designations of CPA (practiced for 7 years), CFP, Securities Series 7 Licensed, Ohio Realtor License but I have been primarily for the last 32 years an entrepreneur and business owner. I have owned an Investment Advisor to a family of No Load Mutual Funds (Sold to Provident Bank). Owned a Canadian manufacturer of alcohol , iodine and glass cleaning swabs which was subsequently sold. Started an Ohio Real Estate, Mortgage and Title company which assisted home owners in selling their homes for $995. I have recently worked as a marketing consultant to a National provider of BPM (Business Process Management) systems being sold to provide compliant data storage to Broker Dealers ad Banks.
BA in Economics from Northwestern University (1972) and a MBA from The University of Michigan(1974)</p>
Water Mill, NY
Bucknell University Bachelor Of Science, Electrical Engineering,
Harvard Graduate School of Business PMD,SCMP