SPEAKER, CONSULTANT & COACH
Bill Bent is a speaker, author and executive coach specializing in helping CEO’s, executives and sales professional optimize performance. He helps professionals embrace change as a growth opportunity, establishing priorities while maintaining integrity.
Following near death from a life-altering accident in 2014, he made it his mission to share with others both the wisdom of his life experience and his professional skill in helping companies grow and flourish. He is passionate about helping people be their best on all levels: mentally, emotionally, physically and spiritually.
Prior to Bill’s accident, he was five times named one of the Top 100 Most Influential Mortgage Executives by Mortgage Executive Magazine. He previously served on the Board of Directors at Academy Mortgage Corporation and as the Executive Vice President of National Production.
Under Bill’s guidance, Academy grew from being a 130-person regionally-based mortgage company to one of the nation’s largest independent mortgage companies, operating in 40 states, employing over 2,300 people and generating over $8 billion in annual production in 2015.
Bill was with Waterfield Financial Corporation for 21 years prior to its sale, where he served as Executive Vice President of Production for 10 Western states. During his tenure, he was consistently the highest annual producers in originating mortgages, building the highest producing branch in Waterfield’s history, and developing the Western region into the largest in the company, managing $1 billion in annual production.
Bill connects with organizations that have a desire to increase performance by bringing coaching into their company. As a coach and catalyst for change, he helps these organizations and their leadership understand how to embrace change from the inside out, transforming their corporations by focusing on organizational effectiveness, improvement and development. Learn more at energyleadership.com
He continues to inspire people to make positive changes in their lives and their businesses and his first book will be released soon. Bill lives in Evergreen, Colorado, with his wife, Liz, and three children. He is an avid runner, and enjoys hiking, cross-country skiing and golfing.