Bill Stewart is co-CEO of Avondale Strategic Partners. He leads Avondale’s partnerships with investors and management teams across three areas: strategic advisory, M&A advisory, and principal investing. Bill is a frequent columnist for Inc. magazine, where he writes an online column with Karl on strategic and financial issues for growing companies. Prior to co-founding Avondale in 2005, Bill was a consultant with Marakon Associates, a strategy firm. Bill was also a Program Manager at Hewlett-Packard, where he led the development of test devices and printers. Bill holds an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business and a BS in computer engineering from the University of Michigan.