NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Bill Hampton has joined Southwestern Family of Companies as Chief Business Development Officer where he will work alongside the leaders of the company’s new and developing businesses to create and deploy growth and profitability strategies. The Southwestern Family of Companies added 11 businesses last year and is on its way to being the largest and most impactful privately-owned company worldwide.
“Bill has a solid track record of developing and growing businesses as a consultant and in his time leading ‘The Dave Ramsey Show’ and the Dave Ramsey organization,” said Dustin Hillis, CEO of Southwestern. “I am confident that our businesses will benefit greatly from Bill’s experience and expertise and he will be instrumental in growing the company to 200 businesses by 2048.”
Prior to joining Southwestern, Hampton was President and CEO of Woodtex and Riverwood Cabins, a manufacturer of portable storage buildings and modular log cabins. He was also the owner of Hampton Strategies, a business consulting firm. During a 13-year tenure, Hampton held various leadership roles with the Dave Ramsey organization including Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. He is a graduate of Liberty University.
About Southwestern Family of Companies:
Established in Nashville, Tenn. in 1855, Southwestern Family of Companies is a global leader in building direct sales businesses and is one of the largest and oldest private corporations in Tennessee. Southwestern Family of Companies operates worldwide and is comprised of 18 companies and 11 business units within those companies, totaling 29 operating businesses with the shared mission of helping partners and customers achieve their goals. Current members of the family of companies include: Southwestern Fundraising (including Business Development Concepts, City Saver, Ready Set Fund and QSP), Southwestern Investment Group, Southwestern Advantage, Southwestern Tax Services, Southwestern Real Estate, Southwestern Publishing House, Wildtree, Southwestern Travel, Global Education Concepts, Southwestern Insurance Group, Southwestern Medicare, Southwestern Consulting (including Southwestern Coaching, Southwestern Speakers and Southwestern Empowerment), Inspire Kindness (including The Dash, Finish Strong and Bee Attitudes), Thinking Ahead, SBR Consulting, Pat Summitt Leadership Group, and Europe1 Ventures (including Nublu). For more information about Southwestern Family of Companies, visit www.southwestern.com.