The Executive Leadership Summit - Speakers

William A. Hines, Jr.
William A. Hines, Jr.

William A. Hines, Jr.

Executive Vice President and Co-Owner
C. W. Hines and Associates, Incorporated

Mr. William A. Hines, Jr. is the executive vice president and co-owner of C. W. Hines and Associates, Incorporated, an international firm based in White Stone, Virginia, specializing in leadership development, executive coaching, organizational development and team building. Certified as an Executive Coach by the College of Executive Coaching and the National Center for Healthcare Leadership, Envisia 360 (Relationship Intelligence), and the Strength Deployment Institute, he has numerous objective assessment instrument certifications, including the Leadership Effectiveness Inventory, Emotional Intelligence Assessments, and the Leadership Practices Inventory.

A decorated Vietnam Veteran and a retired Lieutenant Colonel, Mr. Hines is active in social and civic organizations. He is a member of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated, the Peninsula Chamber of Commerce Leadership Institute Alumni Association, and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. He is the founding president of the Peninsula Chapter of 100 Black Men of America, Incorporated and chairs the board of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Hampton Roads. He has also served as chair for the Statewide Education Advisory Board Curriculum Committee.

Mr. Hines is the recipient of the 1996 Conference of Minority Public Administrators' Outstanding Leaders in Hampton Roads Award, the 1999 National Urban League Outstanding Citizen Award, and the 2000 National Conference for Community and Justice Humanitarian Award. In 2003, he was designated Scholar in Residence for the National Alliance of Black School Educators; and in 2005, he was nominated for "The Village Father Award" given by the Judge Mablean Ephram Foundation. He has co-authored two books, Money Muscle: 120 Exercises to Build Spiritual and Financial Strength and What to Say and How to Say It-72 Courageous Conversations for the Workplace.

Mr. Hines completed his undergraduate education at Hampton University, earning a bachelor's degree in business management. He received his master's degree in Human Resources Management and Organizational Development from The George Washington University. He is also a graduate of the Peninsula Chamber of Commerce/Christopher Newport University Leadership Institute, the Armed Forces Staff College in Norfolk, Virginia and the Command and General Staff College.