Dr. William S. Silver

As Dean of the School of Business and Economics at Sonoma State University, Bill Silver has helped SSU become the educational catalyst for a collaborative thriving North Bay economy.  A leadership and strategy expert, Dr. Silver has directed executive education programs for more than 75 client organizations including First Data Corporation, Newmont Mining, Coors Brewing, Kaiser Permanente, Hewlett Packard, and Lockheed Martin.  He is an avid martial artist, an enthusiastic explorer of wineries, and a determined trail runner.

Silver lives in Santa Rosa where he currently serves on the Boards of Sonoma County Vintners, the Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce, and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

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Dean, School of Business and Economics