Bill Lappin

Vice Chair

About Bill

Bill pledged the Kansas Delta Chapter in the fall of 1975 and initiated at the end of the semester with the top grades in the class. He chaired several committees and held numerous offices including vice president and chapter president. Bill graduated cum laude from Wichita State University with a BBA in 1979, followed by an MBA in 1981.

After a business career spanning forty years, including the past twenty-five in management consulting as a partner in Deloitte LLP, Bill retired to Savannah, GA where he currently resides with his wife, Pamela, a Delta Delta Delta alumna. He served as the managing director of the Atlanta Consulting Practice, working directly with the C-Suites of many Fortune 100 companies, and two of the largest privately held companies.

While his specialty is supply chain strategy and management, his career afforded opportunities to create value for his clients in a variety of disciplines such as enterprise transformation, strategy and operations, mergers and divestitures, finance, IT, HR, etc.

Prior to Deloitte, Bill held various leadership roles at Texas Instruments in Dallas, after starting his career in supply chain at Beech Aircraft in Wichita, Kansas.

Currently, Bill is the vice chair of the Dean’s Advisor Board for the Barton School of Business at Wichita State University and serves on the National Advisory Council for the university. His efforts helped realize the recent grand opening of a state-of-the-art business school building on campus, incorporating various educational aspects such as applied learning, innovation and entrepreneurship, and traditional courses of study. With Phi Delta Theta, he has participated in the McKenzie Presidents Leadership Conference, the Kleberg Emerging Leaders Institute, and was a sponsor for the 2021 General Convention in Pittsburgh.