William S. Frank—Executive Coaching Clients

CareerLab is a career strategy and leadership development company based in Denver, Colorado, USA. Bill Frank founded the firm in 1978 and serves as President / CEO. Under his leadership, CareerLab has been hired by more than 357 brand-name corporations, small businesses, non-profits, and educational institutions in far-ranging industries, including AT&T, Coca Cola, HBO, Janus, KPMG, Lockheed Martin, Pentax, Schlumberger, TRW, and Village Inn. This is a partial list of his executive coaching clients:


CEO, Einstein Noah Restaurant Group (NASDAQ: BAGL)

CEO, Siemens Health Services, France

Chairman, Famous Amos Cookies

Group Chair, Vistage International, the world’s leading chief executive organization

Managing Director, EUnet (Europe’s leading Internet Service Provider), Holland

President, The Bawmann Group

President, Midwestern Division, Columbia/HCA ($1.5B)

President, North America Commercial, Gates Corporation

President/CEO, COBE Cardiovascular

President/CEO, Colorado Medical Society

President/CEO, Coors MicroLithics

President/CEO, Current, Inc. (Division of Deluxe Corporation)

President/CEO, DATA

President/CEO, Gambro BCT ($165M)

President/CEO North America, Orica Mining Services ($1.2B)

President, Target.com

Founder/President, $5M United Way Agency

President, the University of Colorado (30,000 students)

General Management

Chief of Bureau, The Associated Press

Managing Director, Global Real Assets, JP Morgan (Europe/Asia)

Managing Director, Airport City Development, Denver International Airport (DIA)

Executive Director, Institute for Applied Management & Law (IAML)

Vice President for Western US, Offshore California and Alaska, Schlumberger (NYSE: SLB)

Senior Vice President of National Operations, American Medical Response (AMR)

Developer of Cherry Creek Mall, Denver Library Renovations, and Millwork at INVESCO Field at Mile High

Senior VP & General Manager, Fiserv (NASDAQ: FISV)

Senior Medical Director, Emerging Technology, Cigna

Assistant Dean, The University of Colorado School of Medicine

General Manager, Seacliff Ltd/Portman Overseas, Shanghai, China

Corporate Banking Division Manager, CoBANK – National Bank for Cooperatives

Executive Vice President, Great-West Healthcare


CFO, Einstein Noah Restaurant Group (NASDAQ: BAGL)

CFO, National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON)


Portfolio Manager/Equity Analyst, Founders Asset Management

Senior Vice President/Senior Portfolio Manager, Voyageur Asset Management

Chief Investment Officer, Columbia Savings & Loan


Vice President of Store Operations, Target (1,700 stores)

Director of Property Development, Yale University

Operational Excellence Leader, Honeywell (NYSE: HON)

VP Quality & Regulatory Compliance, COBE Cardiovascular

Vice President, Quality, Regulatory & Clinical Affairs, AlloSource

Director of Operations, Cochlear Americas

Director of Operations, TCI Communications (Tele-Communications, Inc.)


Regional Sales Manager, Pandora

National Sales Manager, AGFA Corporation

Northwest Region Sales Manager, Ragu Foods (Division of Unilever)

Division Sales Manager, Rocky Mountain Division, Schlumberger (NYSE: SLB)

National Accounts Executive, Pentax

Vice President of National Accounts, First Data Corporation


Division Director, USA Product Marketing, Compassion ($400M non-profit)

Global Key Account Manager (Wall Solutions), Johns Manville

Manager, Worldwide Marketing, Gambro BCT

Vice President, Product Management, Qwest

Global Product Market Manager – Oil & Gas, NV Bedaert SA, Belgium

Director of Membership Development, AARP (Washington, D.C.)

Director of Donor Relations, University of Denver, Denver, CO

Sales and Marketing

VP of Sports, ABC Radio Networks and ESPN Radio

Vice President, Sales & Marketing, West Region, International Paper

Vice President Sales & Marketing, Coca Cola (Minute Maid division), Paris, France

Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Kaiser Permanente

Regional Sales & Marketing Vice President, UNUM Life Insurance Company (NYSE: UNM)

Vice President, Sales & Marketing, AEtna

Corporate Communications

Vice President, Corporate Communications & Investor Relations, The Coleman Company

Global Director, Corporate Social Responsibility, Arrow Electronics

Vice President, Corporate and Government Relations, Whiting Petroleum

Information Technology

Vice President of Information Technology, Fisher Scientific (NYSE: FSH)

Vice President of IT Services and Security, Target Corporation

Vice President of Store and Financial Services Systems, Target Corporation

Vice President, Information Technology, Gambro Renal Products

CIO, AkzoNobel ($19B chemical/CPG company), Amsterdam

Human Resources

Corporate Vice President, HR and Leadership Strategy, Northrop Grumman

Vice President of Human Resources, Qwest Communications

Vice President of Human Resources, Home Depot

Vice President of Human Resources, Sorin Group USA

Vice President of Human Resources, Great West Life & Healthcare

Vice President of Human Resources, Kaiser Permanente

Research & Development

Director of Research & Development, Sorin Group USA

Director of Research & Development, COBE Laboratories

Senior Vice President of Product Development, CaridianBCT


General Counsel, CoBank

General Counsel, United Technologies Microelectronics Division

Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher

Partner, Sherman & Howard

Examiner, United States Patent & Trademark Office


Art Director, Abercrombie & Fitch, Ralph Lauren

Executive Team, Governor Bill Ritter, Jr., State of Colorado

Governor, State of Wyoming

Winner of Olympic Gold Medal, Member of International Olympic Committee

1,000 Physicians in all medical specialties from Anesthesiology to Urology

With more than 40 years as a trusted advisor to executives, leaders, and professionals on their careers, leadership styles, and management teams, Bill Frank is the go-to person when it comes to detailed, sophisticated, complex, high-level career and leadership issues—especially when results matter.

“My work with Bill got me where I am today, Vice President with ABC Radio Networks and ESPN Radio. He is the best..he kept me focused and positive while in between jobs. I highly recommend (and have many times!) Bill in any career search…heck, I’m using him now!” ~ TJ Lambert
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