Bill Achtmeyer
Bill Achtmeyer
Parthenon Founder, Senior Managing Director

Bill has guided Parthenon’s vision since its founding in 1991. In 2014, Parthenon combined with EY, and Bill continues to lead the Parthenon-EY team in EY’s Transaction Advisory Services. He is a recognized authority in corporate and business unit strategy and in mergers and acquisitions. Previously, Bill was a director at Bain & Company, where he founded and led the M&A and integration practice.

Philanthropically, Bill is the chairman of the board of trustees of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, an overseer at the Museum of Fine Arts, and a governor for the Handel and Haydn Society. He is also the chairman of Tenacity, the chairman of the Massachusetts High Technology Council and the vice chair of the board of trustees of Belmont Hill School. He is the former chairman of the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. In June 2012, Bill stepped down as the chairman of the board of overseers at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth after 11 years of service. At that time, he was awarded the Overseers’ Medal in recognition of his dedicated service to Tuck, where he has hooded more than 2,600 students at investiture ceremonies.

Bill holds a BA in Public and International Affairs from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University and an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.

The Parthenon Group has joined the global EY organization and will operate as a part of EY’s Transaction Advisory Services under the Parthenon-EY brand.


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