William (Bill) Lehner provides fractional IT Management and CIO services to clients, with specialization in the highly regulated industries of community banking, healthcare and local governments. His career resume includes prior roles as Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Information Officer across industries, where he honed his skills in Leadership and Board communication, Finance, IT Strategy, and Information Security.
Bill obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from the University of St Thomas, adding an MBA in Finance and Organizational Development, and is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Cyber Assurance & Information Security. Additionally, Bill completed a certificate program with the Graduate School of Banking, UW-Madison in Technology Management.
“Bill is a welcome addition to the Board,” said Rick Wall, CEO and Chairman of the Board at Highland Bank. “His experience as a small business owner, insights to community banking, and deep understanding of the role that technology plays in our success and the success of our customers will serve us well.”