William L. Peel, Jr.

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Marketing and Development
Bill Peel, who earned a Bachelor of Environmental Design degree in 1974 and Master of Architecture degree in 1975, is a catalyst to executive leadership for creativity, innovative thinking, visioning, branding, and communications. He has held executive leadership positions in organizations ranging from international design/engineering firms to real estate investment, development and construction companies. Throughout his career, Bill has demonstrated a unique ability to infuse vision, creativity and innovation into every leadership position he has held and is now actively mentoring the next generation to carry on the values of generosity, integrity and excellence so deeply instilled in him. Peel also holds leadership positions in numerous civic organizations, serving on the board of directors of the Sam Houston Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America, Collaborative for Children, and Houston Christian High School. A frequent author and speaker, Bill has addressed audiences nationwide, including the American Institute of Architects, Associated General Contractors, International Facilities Management Association and the Society for Marketing Professional Services. He is a resident of College Station and serves the College of Architecture as a longtime member of the Dean’s Development Advisory Council and as a frequent guest lecturer.
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