William P. McGoldrick

Since 1971, Bill McGoldrick has built a reputation as a successful professional and an outstanding teacher, speaker and consultant. His skills, experience and passion for education led him to join Sue Washburn to establish WASHBURN & MCGOLDRICK in 1995.

Bill has consulted at many of the finest universities in the United States, United Kingdom, Europe, Canada and Australia, providing strategic advice; board, volunteer and staff training; campaign planning and counsel; campaign readiness studies; advancement program planning and assessment; retreat facilitation; and alumni relations and communications program reviews.

Bill served Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute as Director of Development for five years and as Vice President for eleven years leading the alumni relations, communications and development programs, and two campaigns. He was also major gift director at The College of William and Mary, and public relations director at SUNY Oswego and at Harrisburg (PA) Area Community College.

He has been active regionally, nationally and internationally with the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) and served on CASE’s Board of Trustees. He has been a faculty member at many professional development programs sponsored by CASE and the Association of Governing Boards and has been a faculty member at several of CASE’s flagship educational fund-raising conferences.

Bill earned a bachelor’s degree from Siena College and a master’s degree from Syracuse University. He served two years as Public Affairs Officer in the United States Navy.

He is active in many community organizations and serves on the Board of Trustees of Siena College, where he chairs the Governance Committee, and is a former member of the Board Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany where he still serves on the Development Committee.