Bill Bobbora has been involved with the Wolff Center and Bauer for over a decade as an executive professor, mentor, and advisory board member.
With over 30 years of corporate finance experience in banking and investing in private companies, Bill's experience is centered around building middle market corporate banking platforms and supporting private companies. He currently serves as the Chief Banking Officer at Third Coast Bank. He previously served in corporate and investment banking leadership roles with different regional bank platforms, including Cadence Bank, where he built their chemical and specialty services industry verticals. Bill began his career in banking with Texas Commerce Bank (a predecessor to JP Morgan Chase).
Aside from banking, Bobbora built a private company where he served as Managing Member and President, building the company to over $55 million in revenues with over 120 employees. Bill has advised, or invested with, a number of entrepreneurs on business start-ups and turnaround opportunities.
In addition to his involvement with the Wolff Center, Bill spends his time outside of the bank giving back to students of the Commercial Banking program at the University of Houston. He also serves on the Bauer Business School Advisory Board and the Commercial Banking Advisory Board at UH. Bill is a member of the Advance Team advisory Board of MD Anderson Cancer Center, and a co-founder of a mentoring and leadership organization, uwantgame.
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BA in Psychology
University of Nebraska