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William (Bill) J. Achia

Bill Achia

Lecturer of Logistics & Supply Chain Management


  • Ph.D. (ABD), The University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
  • M.S., Illinois Institute of Technology
  • MBA, Maharishi International University
  • BA, Maseno University (Kenya)

Areas of Specialization

  • Operations Management
  • Supply Chain Management


Bill Achia comes to Parker College of Business from Gardner-Webb University in Boiling Springs, NC, where he taught undergraduate and graduate operations and supply chain management courses in both face-to-face and online classroom environments. Prior to academia, Bill worked for over 12 years in supply chain management in both the Pharma (Cardinal Health) and Steel (ThyssenKrupp Stainless) industries in Chicago, IL. Bill has a strong interest in sharing knowledge with students on the analytical aspects of operations and supply chain management.

Office Location

Parker College of Business room 1115
Phone: 912-478-7157


Curriculum Vitae

Last updated: 12/19/2023