Bill DeVille

Co-Founder & Chairman
Cincinnati, OH

Bill is a noted entrepreneur and staffing innovator with more than 35 years of experience in recruiting and staffing in the healthcare industry. Bill founded Health Carousel with a vision of providing healthcare organizations a range of workforce solutions to help them better meet their goals in providing cost-effective, high-quality healthcare for patients. Bill gets the most satisfaction from his involvement in staff recruitment and development, business planning, and creation of workforce solutions for healthcare organizations.

Prior to forming Health Carousel, Bill was the co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Health Personnel Options, which was one of the largest and fastest-growing travel staffing companies in the country. HPO was acquired by On Assignment in 2002 and subsequently acquired by Medical Solutions. Prior to HPO, Bill was Managing Partner at R.E. Lowe Associates, which was a leading healthcare retained search company. Bill is a past president and vice president of the American Association of International Healthcare Recruitment (AAIHR), and currently serves as the Chair of the Ethics Committee. Bill has been recognized by EY as Entrepreneur of the Year in 2018, as the ACG Cincinnati Corporate Dealmaker of the Year in 2019, and as a member of the 2020 SIA Staffing 100, which celebrates 100 notable individuals whose impact on the workforce solutions ecosystem elevates the industry and drives its evolution.

Bill earned an MBA (concentration in organizational development) and a BS in marketing, both from The Ohio State University (GO BUCKS!) Bill relies on the tireless support and wise counsel of his wife, Shelly, who happens to be an HR consultant. Outside of work, Bill keeps busy with the activities of his daughter, Cameron, and son, Jared. Bill is also an avid golfer who sadly doesn’t get to play often enough.