Bill Hassey

Principal Lecturer in Management
Paul College 201L

Open Enrollment Program:

Leadership Certificate Program

Managing Yourself and Leading Others



Ed.D., Boston University
M.S., Keene State College
B.S., University of Massachusetts


Dr. William A. (Bill) Hassey

Bill Hassey is a Senior Lecturer and Director of the Executive MBA Program at the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire. Bill Is the President and Founder of Bill Hassey and Associates, a consulting firm with a 25-year history of working with leaders in change and organizational effectiveness. He has more than twenty-five years of senior management and consulting experience, working primarily with senior managers in a variety of consulting arrangements, and as a coach and advisor. Among his areas of expertise are the ability to assist companies in planning for, developing, and executing large-scale systematic change; building strategically oriented learning and performance management systems; and implementing processes for continuous improvement.

His work with executive and leadership development is well known and respected in the field. Bill has also been instrumental in introducing processes that have enhanced and enabled front-line workers’, increased their sense of responsibility for their assignments and dramatically improved productivity. He has worked with a variety of organizations and industries in both the private and non-profit sectors, with “start-up” and well-established businesses and organizations.

In addition to his current experiences, Bill also served as Vice President of The Altwell Consulting Group and Founder and President of Performance Impact, Inc., both international consulting organizations. In the corporate environment, Bill is the former Corporate Vice President of Human Resources for Hadco Corporation, and was Director of Organizational Development and Education for Computervision Corp. He was a founder of and served as Vice President of Human Resources and Administration. He also served as the Executive Director for a national education organization.

Bill is a frequent lecturer for professional organizations and conferences on change management, effective use of training and the methods and techniques of designing an effective training department, leadership development and organizational development, as well as the use of learning and training to fulfill strategic objectives. He also teaches at the University level in both the United States and Europe. 

Bill received his Ed. D. in Leadership, Change and Systems Development from Boston University, his M. S. in Leadership and Management from Keene State College and his B. S. in Education from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell.