Advisory Partner

About William Potvin

Mr. Potvin is a highly successful management consultant and entrepreneur. After a quarter-century global management consulting career at Deloitte, where he specialized in serving financial institutions and investment companies, he retired to start several successful ventures. At Deloitte, he led a number of national and international practices including serving as the U.S. National Director of the Financial Institutions Consulting Practice; CEO / Managing Partner of Deloitte & Touche in Russia and the CIS; Deputy CEO Deloitte East Europe; the Global Director of their Actuarial and Insurance Consulting Practice; and Associate National Director of their Human Capital Practice. Post-Deloitte, Mr. Potvin became a successful entrepreneur. He recently led a successful startup in the on-demand transportation sector. Previously, he founded and served as the CEO of a cyber-security, software as a service company that he brought to a highly successful exit. He has been associated with Ward Howell since the early 1990's and is currently an Advisory Partner assisting in Corporate Board restructuring and recruiting, and serving clients involved with privatization. He also leads Tracey Associates which invests in and consults to private and entrepreneur owned companies.


  • Board of Directors
  • Professional Services
  • Privatization


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