William Adams
Strategist | Editor

William's Resume

William's Education

Brigham Young University—Marriott School of Management, April 2018

Bachelor of Science in Business Strategy, Minors in Economics and English Editing

  • GPA 3.74/4.00, ACT 29/36 (93rd percentile)
  • Williams Scholar (full-tuition scholarship and mentor program awarded annually to two business undergraduate students who “have the potential to achieve significant success in business”)
  • Ballard Scholar for Social Innovation
  • 1st Place, Fairtrasa Social Impact Solutions Competition (selected from 18 graduate and undergraduate teams)

William's Work Experience

Berkadia—Berkshire Hathaway and Leucadia National, Philadelphia, PA June-August 2016

  • Identified an estimated ~$200K in potential profit uplift by supporting PMO of pilot to test automating data capture
  • Reduced costs 20% for design teams and producers by re-platforming technology stack for real time collaboration
  • Raised productivity 31% across eight teams by providing project management tools and communication coordination

Lucid Software, South Jordan, UT April 2015-April 2016

  • Created and refined customer support and account recovery processes to optimize customer retention
  • Achieved 40% lift in renewals by interviewing customers from over 30 countries over multiple process iterations
  • Produced $550K annualized recovery by sustaining lift over 10-month period

Brigham Young University, College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences, Provo, UT January-April 2012, August-December 2014

  • Prepared and gave three lectures, tutored, and graded research on poverty, discrimination, crime, and sexuality
  • Recognized gap in student learning opportunities and sponsored review sessions; participant test scores rose 5%

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Osorno, Chile May 2012-May 2014

  • Coordinated training, lodging, travel, and statistical analysis of efforts for 280 volunteers
  • Executed research and entry into new market, meeting enterprise productivity standard within first measuring period

United States Senate, Washington, D.C. September 2009-January 2010

  • Appointed by Sen. Orrin Hatch (R) as one of 27 U.S. high school students to support Senate operations
  • Facilitated legislative process during the debate and passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

William's Service

  • Lived in Jerusalem for semester studying geopolitics and history with Jewish, Muslim, and Christian scholars
  • Student Body President, East High School (increased involvement of 800 racial minority students by 50%)
  • Boy Scouts of America Eagle Scout at age 13 (collected 700 books, growing local elementary school library by 25%)
  • Five BYU intramural sports:
    1. soccer
    2. basketball
    3. volleyball
    4. dodge ball
    5. ultimate Frisbee
  • Avid reader of history and amateur filmmaker
  • Fluent in written and spoken Spanish
  • Married to the girl of my dreams