Bill Horton


Bill is fiercely committed to helping small business owners optimize their capacity for growth and he inspires them to have fun while doing it! He specializes in sales training, business development, and entrepreneurship training.

Bill works directly with business owners in the expansion phase to build personal leadership capacity while designing solutions that set up their business for long-term success.  He works with groups as a dynamic keynote speaker and chief facilitator who activates every person in the room. Bill also designs curriculum and delivers trainings for MercyCorps Northwest, preparing people to operate and expand their own businesses.

Bill draws from his experience as a successful business owner and sales expert across different industries. Highlights include a booming career in corporate Sales Training and Customer Engagement with a division of Levi’s and owning Port City Pasta, an Italian Specialty Grocery with emphasis on Pasta, Wine and Event Catering. In 2008, Bill sold Port City Pasta to focus on his true passion–challenging, encouraging and inspiring small businesses to become incredible.

Bill lives in Portland, Oregon. He’s crazy about great people, good wine, improv theater, cycling, sunshine, and bucatini pasta.

Bill Horton, Jr.
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