Bill DiPaolo has a demonstrated track record of success as a business and volunteer executive.
He spent the second half of his career overseeing a 300 million dollar real-estate complex which hosted the largest furniture market in the world in High Point, North Carolina. During his tenure, the physical size of the complex doubled to 3 million square feet through a combination of acquisition and new con- struction. He developed and led the rebranding of the business, resulting in a major international ex- pansion.
Previously, he was based in Chicago as Director of Sales Training for Hilton Hotels and moved on to be- come a consultant in that area, travelling the country as a motivational speaker, meeting facilitator and assisting blue-chip companies in the development of their sales forces.
While in North Carolina, he served on several volunteer boards including as chairman of the North Car- olina Shakespeare Festival, the state’s largest professional theatre company, chairman of the Conven- tion Bureau as well as terms on the Chamber of Commerce, Arts Council, Rotary and other civic organi- zations – all requiring openness and consensus building.
With this background, he has the skills essential to lead in managing the club members ‘interests in Uni- versity Park. Specifically, there is detailed experience in negotiating and supervising construction con- tracts and projects, food service operations, maintenance of large physical facilities, managing special- ized consultants and the practice of objective leadership. He managed construction projects valued in the 10s of millions of dollars which included the multi million dollar remodeling of a 30,000 square foot food service facility covering restaurant, private club, meeting rooms and kitchen.
Bill moved to University Park in December 2013 – enough time to learn and respect the traditions of this community, not so long as to fear necessary change. Bill and his wife Vicki live in Highgate, where they have both been active in neighborhood and community affairs.