Nonprofit Management and Philanthropy
BA, State University of New York in Buffalo, NY; MBA, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; PhD, University of Southern Mississippi
William S. Hettinger, PhD, is an adjunct professor in the Master of Science Nonprofit Management and Philanthropy (NMP) Program at Bay Path College. Dr. Hettinger is a senior level professional with more than 20 years of experience in housing, real estate, and community development. Over the years, he has held various positions within the housing sector, including developer of affordable housing, housing director, mortgage broker, assess manager, portfolio manager, and consultant to corporations and nonprofit organizations.
Hettinger is the founder and president of the Wyndham Financial Group Ltd. in Windham, CT. The Wyndham Financial Group Ltd. is a research and business consulting organization specializing in housing, community economic development, commercial real estate and finance. His clients range from small, nonprofit organizations to Fortune 500 companies.
His academic experiences include teaching several graduate-level college courses in the Master of Business Administration in Management in Economic Development at Albertus Magnus College in New Haven, CT and the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, MS. In addition, Hettinger has published several articles and given various presentations on housing-related topics, such as affordable housing, preserving workforce housing, effective community and business development. He is a member of the Alliance for Nonprofit Management, Connecticut Economic Development Association, International Economic Development Council, and Urban Land Institute.
Hetttinger received his doctorate in international development from the College of Business and Economic Development from the University of Southern Mississippi, his Master of Business Administration from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY, and his Bachelor of Arts in mathematics and economics from the State University of New York in Buffalo, NY.