Les Williams, a Harvard MBA, to lead Breakthrough Initiatives and Sales Organization
Washington, D.C November 30, 2015 – Risk Cooperative, a specialized strategy and risk advisory firm announces the appointment of Les Williams as a partner and Chief Revenue Officer with the firm. In this role, Mr. Williams will lead overall sales, revenue generation, client and partner facing activities. Risk Cooperative has made substantial innovations in strategy, risk and related solutions, and Mr. Williams will help lead the firm’s overall growth strategy.
Mr. Williams has had a progressively responsible career leading business development and other functions at blue chip firms such as, Ford Motor Company, IBM, JLL, among others. Most recently, Mr. Williams led the public pension growth strategy at investor relations firm, Landon Butler & Company and spearheaded the acquisition of key accounts at LiveSafe. He is actively involved in the Harvard Business School community as an alumni leader and in MBA admissions for minority applicants.
“Les Williams brings 15 years of leadership from the most demanding environments to Risk Cooperative. Our customers, business partners and other stakeholders will immediately respond to Les’ unique brand of engagement. His devotion to finding mutual value is consistent with our vision of building entrepreneurial solutions where profit and purpose are not in conflict” said Dante Disparte, Risk Cooperative’s CEO. Mr. Williams takes up his duties on December 1, 2015.
About Risk Cooperative
Risk Cooperative is a specialized strategy, risk and capital management firm founded around the question of what people would do in a world without risk? With this guiding principle, Risk Cooperative addresses the most pressing strategic questions of market expansion and innovation, strives to remove risk from management decisions and works to level the playing field for small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the capital markets. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., alongside the American Security Project, Risk Cooperative stands on three often separate disciplines of strategy, risk and investment, bringing them together as a part of our methodology to unlock value from risk.
To learn more visit www.riskcooperative.com
Andres Franzetti, CRM
Chief Strategy Officer and Founding Member