R. William "Bill" Hauck

Senior Avisor, Goddard Claussen/West

Bill Hauck was a senior advisor at Goddard Claussen/West and the former president of the California Business Roundtable, a statewide nonpartisan organization which brings the leadership of California's top chief executive officers to public policy issues affecting the state's business climate, economic growth and quality of life.

Mr. Hauck also was a founder, major shareholder and a member of the board of directors of Information for Public Affairs Inc., also known as State Net. State Net maintains a database of legislation introduced in 50 states and Congress.

Mr. Hauck previously served as deputy chief of staff for Governor Pete Wilson and was chairman of the California Constitution Revision Commission. Earlier in his career, he served as chief of staff to Assembly Speakers Bob Moretti and Willie L. Brown, Jr. Additionally, Mr. Hauck was a consultant to the Assembly Committee on Governmental Organization, director of the Assembly Office of Research, and assistant city manager of Palo Alto.

Mr. Hauck served as a member of the board of trustees of the California State University system, which he chaired for two years, and served as chairman of the board's finance committee. He also served on the board of directors of Blue Shield of California and on the board of the Blue Shield of California Foundation. Mr. Hauck also served on the board of the California Journal, a monthly nonpartisan analysis of government and politics in California.