FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
BILL ROARK JOINS BIRTHING OF GIANTS BOARD OF EXPERTS
June 8, 2018
New York, NY – Today, The Birthing of Giants Fellowship Program announced that Bill Roark, CEO of Torch Technologies, has joined its Board of Experts as an advisor to the Birthing of Giants curriculum.
After completing his Birthing of Giants Fellowship Session in April of 2018 (Duke University), Roark said, “I wish I had been invited to a program like this when Torch Technologies was at $100 million in revenue.”
About Bill Roark
Bill Roark is the co-founder/CEO of Torch Technologies (2017 rev: $347 million), with 30+ years of Department of Defense-related experience. Roark has guided Torch to local and national recognition including being named one of Entrepreneur’s Fastest Growing Companies in America, one of Great Place to Work and Fortune’s Best Small & Medium Workplaces, one of Forbes’ Best Small Companies in America, and eleven consecutive selections on the Inc. 5000 list. Roark earned an M.S. in Physics from the University of Kentucky and a B.S. in Mathematics from Cumberland College.
ABOUT THE BIRTHING OF GIANTS FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
Originally incubated in the hallways of M.I.T. in 1996, with the partnership of Inc. Magazine, Birthing of Giants is an educational program for owners of growing companies and has had several of the leading entrepreneurs of its day pass through its doors
To be considered for this program, you must apply. Only 90 applicants will be selected for the 2019 year. Upon acceptance and completion of the program, you will be a Birthing of Giants Fellow for life and invited to alumni network conferences and events. High-achieving graduates will be invited to participate in an advanced accelerator program.
ABOUT THE BIRTHING OF GIANTS BOARD OF EXPERTS CO-CHAIRS:
Norm Brodsky is a senior contributing editor for Inc. Magazine and has served as the Master of Ceremonies for the Inc. 5000 Conference for over a decade. A veteran entrepreneur who has started three businesses that ranked in the Inc. 500 list of America’s fastest growing companies, is also the author of Street Smarts: An All-Purpose Toolkit for Entrepreneurs.
Lewis Schiff is the author of several books, including the best-selling, Business Brilliant: Surprising Lessons From the Greatest Self-Made Business Icons and the founder and executive director of The Business Owners Council, a learning community for the owners of fast-growing businesses.