Bill Lazor, WG’87, has been involved with the Wharton Club of Southern California since 1998. He served as a member of the Wharton Orange County planning team from 2003 through 2006 where he managed the Wharton OC database and helped to plan and/or execute over 60 networking and other local alumni events in LA and OC. He recently rejoined the OC planning team and currently serves as VP Membership and Web Administrator for Wharton So Cal.
Bill is currently Finance Lead for Tricord Performance where he serves as part of the Senior Management Team as a consultant helping manufacturing companies overcome hurdles to growth, profitability and job satisfaction. He is a strategic financial partner with senior executives enabling them to make wise decisions that positively impact their stakeholders. He has proven success facilitating profitable growth for international companies through insightful research, analysis, planning, forecasting, and project management in multi-industry assignments. He put together the first three-year strategic plan for Toyota Material Handling USA (forklifts) when they were headquartered in Irvine that helped them to achieve #1 in their market in the US and North America when it was implemented.
Bill resides in Huntington Beach where he has lived for the past 34 years since attending The Wharton School in Philadelphia. He maintains a daily yoga practice to increase flexibility and reduce stress. He is active as a volunteer in the community with his church in Irvine and in Huntington Beach.