Wil (yes, that spelling is correct) works with clients to collect, analyze, and give recommendations of data to help win campaigns and projects. He got involved in public policy in Colorado where he started and ran a nonprofit organization to educate citizens on pieces of legislation. Wil found Cygnal through his work with the nonprofit, and simply had to work here. He has a competitive nature and has a passion to win for his clients. He lives in Denver, Colorado, but works with Cygnal clients across the country.
What is a typical day at Cygnal like for you?
A typical day at Cygnal is working to help clients figure out the information they need to have a successful campaign or project. I craft the survey questionnaire that will get them that information. I then analyze the results to find the key pieces of information that will help them accomplish their goals.
The best piece of advice I’ve ever been given is…
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
Who is someone you admire?
Marcus Aurelius. He was full of knowledge and inspires me daily.
What was your first job?
My first job was working the landscape every summer at my grandparents house. The pay wasn’t great, but I learned a lot about hard work and negotiation.
If I were a superhero, my superpower would be…
My superpower would be to know the truth in every situation. On the surface, you could always tell when someone was lying. But then imagine knowing how the answer to world’s greatest mysteries? How did they make those Great Pyramids…
What motivated you to select this career path?
I’ve always liked working directly with clients to help accomplish their goals. I have a passion for gathering information and presenting it in a way that solves problems and moves projects forward. Cygnal is the best place on earth for me to help clients accomplish their goals.
What is your most significant accomplishment as a professional?
I started and ran a successful nonprofit organization that helped educate people on the values and culture in Colorado.