A U.S. Navy Veteran, William McHale Brings Decades of Experience in CEO and Board Member Roles
BOSTON – Nov. 19, 2015 – Continuum Veterans Foundation, helping returning troops find jobs in the IT industry, has appointed William McHale to its board of directors. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1971-1974 and is a Vietnam veteran. His civilian career spans four decades in the high tech industry with many CEO and board member roles. William is currently chairman of the board of directors at Masternaut, one of Europe’s largest providers of telematics solutions. Continuum® Managed Services is the sole donor to the Continuum Veterans Foundation, providing a percentage of corporate profits as the funding source.
“With his tremendous experience as well as his service to this country, I am most appreciative that Bill is joining the Continuum Veterans Foundation team,” said Michael George, Chairman of the board of directors at Continuum Veterans Foundation and CEO at Continuum. “We expect to help an increasing number of veterans in 2016.”
William attended the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) at Villanova University and then served aboard the USS Vega (AF-59) as a communications officer off the coast of Vietnam. He subsequently served on Guam as the Officer-in- Charge of the Autodin Switching Center and was honorably discharged in November 1974. During his civilian career, he held increasing levels of responsibility in sales, sales management and marketing roles at IBM, Wang Laboratories and Digital Equipment Corporation. In 1990, he began running software companies and led DSET Corporation as CEO through an IPO in 1998. He has been the CEO of two software companies in Europe and is currently devoting his efforts to work on board of director roles, helping CEOs and their management teams to deal with the various challenges of growth in their businesses. William is also Chairman of the board of trustees of St. John Paul Catholic Academy in Boston, a 1,200-student school with pre-K through 8th grades.
“I am thrilled to be joining the Continuum Veterans Foundation board so I too can help our veterans find jobs – I only wish I had started sooner,” said William McHale. “Working with this team, we will explore approaches to helping even more since the Foundation started.”
William McHale joins other board members including Michael George; Steve Royal, Treasurer of Continuum Veterans Foundation and Chief Financial Officer at Continuum; Mark Connolly, Director of Continuum Veterans Foundation and Vice President of Sales at Continuum and Jeanne Hopkins, Director of Continuum Veterans Foundation and Senior Vice President & CMO at Continuum.
The mission of the Continuum Veterans Foundation is to empower those who have served with distinction through financial support to veteran employment organizations. For more information, visit: http://cvf.continuum.net/.
About Continuum Veterans Foundation
Continuum Veterans Foundation is a nonprofit organization providing financial support to local and national charities that focus on helping veterans find jobs in IT. The Foundation was established in 2012 by Continuum Managed Services, directing a percentage of its corporate profits to select nonprofit veteran organizations. For more information, visit: http://cvf.continuum.net/.