William Griffin

Strategic Thinking and Organizational Strategy

William M. Griffin


Bill Griffin, who teaches Strategic Thinking and Managing Organizational Change at Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, is an Executive Leadership Coach at 360º Wellness & Coaching, a group of board certified psychotherapists and executive coaches who provide quality ethical behavioral health services.

Bill has extensive experience in corporate America, having served as a Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President, and General Manager. Bill is the Chair of the Accounting/Business Department at Triton College. He formerly served as CEO of XTnrgy, an industry leader in the ownership and management of innovative HVAC, District Energy and Integrated Distributed energy systems, and as Senior Vice President of United Communications Company. In 2007, Bill served as Acting President of the College of Lake County. His experience also includes lobbying state and federal officials on education, electric utility, telecommunications, and real estate issues.

Business Leader Faculty® Since 2000

Professional Experience

Department Chair, Business Department

Triton College

Chief Executive Officer

XTnrgy of Illinois, LLC

Senior Vice President

United Communications Company


National-Louis University

Doctor of Education

DePaul University

Master in Business Administration

DePaul University

Bachelor of Science