Bill Beck

BeckBill is an Exemplar Global certified QMS Principal Auditor. He trains, consults, and conducts internal audits for ISO 9001:2015-based quality management systems. Bill also performs internal audits for the ISO 14001 environmental standard.

Bill is actively involved in two other Exemplar Global initiatives: (1) developing an International Accreditation Forum (IAF) assessment for the pulp and paper industry, and (2) pursuing Lead Auditor certification.

During his career in the Paperboard and Packaging industries, Bill led organizations through the process of achieving ISO 9000 certification of their quality management systems. His experience in quality management includes large manufacturing facilities, as well as, formalizing the product development stages with research and development responsibilities.

Bill spent his entire 35-year career with Mead and MeadWestvaco, with technical and management roles in engineering, operations, logistics, and innovation. He also led the implementation of a broad ERP system encompassing the entire $650 million business. In each and every assignment, Bill was responsible for safety, quality, continuous improvement, and often was in the position of delivering customer satisfaction.

Bill holds a Bachelor of Science in Paper Engineering from Western Michigan University. He has been a member of the Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry for over 30 years.