"I've worked with hundreds of leaders to improve their effectiveness and that of their organization. I can help you do the same thing."

  • Bill Palmer

Meet Bill Palmer

As founder and principal of Palmer & Associates, Bill has been supporting business leaders in making distinct and lasting improvements to their organizations since 1996. With prior experience as chief executive officer of a successful grocery chain, Bill knows the importance of efficient systems and motivated teams. His ability to develop clear strategies and methods for success has made him a sought after public speaker and highly rated presenter at business conferences and retreats. He earned top marks while teaching supervision and management courses at several local colleges and is known for simplifying complex ideas and concepts.

Bill is a leader in his community volunteering with boards overseeing business and industry groups, educational institutions, job training programs, public health efforts, and his church.

Bill has demonstrated the ability to quickly develop rapport and trust with individuals at all levels in organizations, and work with them to make it healthier and more successful. He cares about people and is passionate about helping others identify and fulfill their vocational aspirations.

background on bill

BA Economics

Columbia University

New York City

Supply Corps Officer

US Navy

Norfolk, Virginia


Harvest Foods

Yakima Washington


Cost Cutter Foods

Bellingham, Washington


Palmer & Associates

Bellingham Washington