LIGS University announces its new President | William A. Reed, Ph.D

8. 17. 2022

We are pleased to announce the name of the new President of LIGS University, Willam A. Reed, Ph.D. who is going to replace the founder and current President, Dr. Pavel Makovsky. 

Dr. Pavel Makovsky will now serve as Co-chair of the Board of Trustees together with Dr. Gary Robinson. 

Willam A. Reed, Ph.D.About William A. Reed

Bill began his working career as a corporate pilot, with type ratings in Lear Jet, serving executive clients throughout the U.S., Caribbean, Canada, and Mexico. After seven years of flying experience, he accepted a position with the FAA as an Air Traffic Controller in both Chicago and New York. In 1981, Bill entered the business world, owning numerous businesses and organizations. During this time, he was active in the training and development of his salespeople and managers. After 17 years of self-employment, Bill entered the corporate environment where he was active in management for almost 9 years. 

Bill’s most recent corporate position was Executive Director of Sales for a division of a $2.5 billion sales organization. Throughout his career, he was involved in the development of sales and management personnel, organizational behavior, and front-line and executive-level leadership. 

Aside from his business career, he pursued academic experiences as well. His first academic degree was a Bachelor of Science in Technology. Later, he successfully completed a Master of Science in Management. His Ph.D. is in Management Performance and Leadership. Bill feels his academic background closely compliments his business and management experience. 

Bill has over 22 years of experience in graduate-level teaching, including extensive experience in the online model. 

After many years of being the Chair of the Board of Trustees of LIGS University, he feels it's time to focus on new ventures and business opportunities for LIGS University. Bill has a great vision for the future of LIGS University that Pavel Makovsky fully supports. He has been surrounded by many great minds, Bill’s included, and feels confident that the future of LIGS University is in good hands. 

Welcome to our #LIGScommunity Bill!

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