Director of Client Relations
Bill Brewer, Designed Learning’s director of client relations, has worked with Peter Block for over 25 years. He has held a variety of staff positions in marketing, public relations, sales, training, instructional design and delivery for various companies including Scripps Howard, Cincom Systems, and the Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce. Before joining Designed Learning, Bill was with the Association for Quality and Participation for close to ten years. While there, he was involved in the School for Managing and Leading Change, served as editor of “News for a Change” and “The Journal for Quality and Participation” and was actively involved in the planning and delivery of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award’s Quest for Excellence.
Bill is a senior clinical professor and area director for the strategic communications major in the Department of Media/Journalism and Film at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio as well. He received a B.A. from Otterbein College and his M.A. from Miami University. His work with clients includes Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield of New Jersey, NCR, Community Resource Exchange, Cleveland Clinic, Novartis, Lexis-Nexis, National City Corp, Health Canada, Ontario Ministry of Health, HP, United Health Group, New York City Community Development, eFunds, State Farm Insurance, Research in Motion and Liveperson among many others.
Bill is former chair of the Oxford, Ohio Planning Commission, former chair of the Oxford Historic and Architectural Preservation Commission, current chair the Oxford Civil Service Commission, founding artistic director of the semi-professional resident theatre company, Caroline Scott Players. In his spare time, Bill is an avid reader, a tournament bridge player and started being “bad” at golf last year.
Bill is an energetic and engaging presenter. As such, he has served as a major and keynote speaker for numerous regional and national conferences. He works to create highly interactive learning experiences that allow participants to develop their personal and professional skills.