William Clay edited SQ

William Clay

Organizational Development Consultant –
Workforce and Family Strengthening Programs

Since joining AMTC in 2010, William has provided expertise and technical assistance as a project liaison to launch and implement nine Department of Labor projects in the areas of workforce development and offender reentry. He has more than 40 years of experience in nonprofit capacity building, workforce development, weatherization, energy conservation, and youth programs in Milwaukee. His vast experience in the Milwaukee community opened opportunities to work extensively with the leadership of local nonprofit organizations to develop services to meet the needs of the entire family. He also served as the executive vice-president and chief operations officer of Opportunities Industrialization Center of Greater Milwaukee (OIC-GM), the largest welfare reform program in the State of Wisconsin.

As the director of economic development and community programs for Milwaukee Area Technical College, he advised the president on community affairs, economic development, and employment issues; identified training and marketing opportunities; and developed a training model for working with disadvantaged communities to increase minorities in specialized skill careers.

William also served as the chief of staff to the chancellor at North Carolina A&T University in Greensboro where he sat on the chancellor’s cabinet, coordinated and managed all budgets within the chancellor’s office, and organized internal reports on sustainability energy conservation and green technology.

William currently concentrates on coaching, providing technical assistance, and conducting executive management training for workforce and nonprofit organizations. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Education from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.


  • Welfare Reform
  • Workforce Development
  • Green Jobs/Weatherization
  • Healthy Marriage and Relationship Programs
  • Youth Program Development
  • Capacity Building


  • Program Management
  • Management Training and Development
  • Executive Coaching
  • Strategic Planning
  • Collaborations and Partnership