William G. Meyer III


It requires a diverse set of skills to own and successfully manage any enterprise in today’s world. That’s why so many business owners turn to Bill Meyer, a partner in the firm since 1995, for sound advice and guidance.

With a particular interest in closely held, owner-managed companies, Bill serves clients in a broad range of industries as they launch, grow, invest, maximize, invest and sell their businesses. He firmly believes the key to any client’s success is coordinating the financial, operational and tax components to achieve the ultimate goal of increasing the owner’s net worth. On a regular basis, he can be found assisting with matters such as financial reporting; forecasts and projections; cash management; financing; and business improvement. He provides services in the areas of accounting, assurance, tax planning, valuations and investment advice. With his background in both private business and public accounting, Bill is a trusted advisor when clients buy or sell their businesses, providing assistance throughout the process, including identification of possible buyers/sellers, due diligence, financial analysis, tax planning and deal structure.

Prior to joining Strothman and Company, Bill worked at the multinational professional services firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers for 13 years and served as the vice president of finance for a top-25 nursing home company.

Bill graduated with honors from the University of Louisville and is involved in a number of professional, community and charitable activities including serving on the board and as past Chairman of Family and Children’s Place, and on the boards of Agape Christian Ministries and the Cabbage Patch Settlement House. He is a member of the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts and of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, including past service as a member of their national governing council. Bill is a longtime member of the Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants, where he has served in numerous roles including president and treasurer. Bill’s personal interests include running, skating, ballroom dancing and Bible study.

Bill’s approach to business advice is action-oriented as well as thoughtful. Clients say he provides the exact blend they need to succeed.