Bill Mayo is a former Vice President of Caterpillar Inc, retiring in 2008.
He joined Caterpillar in July 1979, after serving nine years in the US Navy. He has held a wide variety of positions during his Caterpillar career primarily in Marketing & Sales, both domestically and in Europe.
Bill holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the U.S. Naval Academy; completed the Executive Education Program at Tuck Business School, Dartmouth College, and has his MA degree in English Studies with a writing emphasis from Bradley University.
Bill currently serves on numerous coporate boards and is a member of the Leader Group of Gerson Lehrman's global consulting practice. He teaches leadership at Eureka College, and is co-founder of Fullsail Leadership – a personal development company focusing on servant leadership.
He is married, with five children, eleven grandchildren, and resides in Morton, Illinois.