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Bill Gilbert

Bill Gilbert

President, North America, Futurestep


Bill Gilbert is President, North America for Futurestep where he is responsible for leading the development, growth and delivery of innovative and effective mid-level talent solutions including Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO), Consulting and Retained Search. He has been working with clients to address strategic talent needs for over 20 years.

Prior to his current role, Mr. Gilbert oversaw client development in the United States, helping to build and maintain key client relationships for Futurestep’s Strategic Talent Acquisition solutions. He was also Office Director for Futurestep Atlanta where he was responsible for all aspects of performance, including client relations, search execution and staff development.

Prior to Futurestep, Mr. Gilbert was with an international executive search firm where he worked with several high-profile clients, principally in the consumer products, financial services, industrial and professional services industries.

Before entering the executive search profession, he was Chief Financial Officer of Party America, Inc., a specialty retailer. Previously, he was Chief Administrative and Financial Officer with Treasure House Stores, Inc., a venture capital-backed turnaround. Mr. Gilbert also served as Chief Financial Officer for Silk Greenhouse, Inc. in Tampa. He began his career with KPMG.

Mr. Gilbert earned a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Florida State University.