Following a 30+ year Information Technology career working within corporate, civic and non-profit environments, George Williams now shares these experiences as an independent business coach, counselor & licensed financial services advisor. In doing so, he works first-hand with small business owners, career professionals, families and students to supplement and enhance their talents, ideas and opportunities to their maximum potential – with a personal touch.
A native of Cleveland Ohio, a graduate of its public school system, John Carrol University and the Tuck School of Business, he has simultaneously been active as a volunteer and champion for the expansion and inclusion of minority participation in technology and business.
George has served as the Cleveland and National President of Black Data Processing Associates (BDPA.org), as a Co-Founder of the Consortium of African American Organizations (CAAO.net) and as a Founding Member with the Information Technology Senior Management Forum (ITSMFonline.org). In addition, he continues to serve as board member and community liaison to civic organizations including the Metro Health Hospital System Institutional Review Board, the American Heart and Stroke Association, the Cleveland Education Fund and Cuyahoga Community College.
In November 2017, he was elected by the residents of Mayfield Village Ohio to be their Ward Councilman.
With this blend of knowledge, experience and opportunities, George’s professional career has transformed with the ever-changing technologies, business practices and societal cultures - with a purpose to assist others to explore, enhance and evolve in today’s competitive global economy.