Press Release: EPC Group names William H. “Billy” Bauch President
EPC Group announced today that William H. “Billy” Bauch has been appointed to President, effective July 19, 2022. As President, Bauch will take primary responsibility for accelerating firmwide operational performance and growth of the company’s business model as well as the organization’s overall continued expansion.
‘Bauch is an exceptional business leader, and he has a proven track record around the ability to grow and manage businesses, develop talented leaders, assist in organizational transform, and integrate acquisitions, all while delivering strong financial results,’ said Errin O’Connor, EPC Group’s Founder and Chief Architect. As President, Bauch will work with O’Connor and other key divisional stakeholders in the company to drive operational performance, accelerate the execution of our strategy, and help us gain efficiencies that lead to faster growth.’
William H. “Billy” Bauch has been actively involved in the financial sector for approximately 30 years as an attorney, investment banker, executive recruiter and most recently as an executive in the asset management sector.
From 2012 to 2018, Mr. Bauch was the CFO & CCO of Center Coast Capital, an asset management firm that managed approximately $4 billion of equity investments. The firm was acquired by Brookfield Asset Management (NYSE: BAM) in 2018. After the acquisition, Mr. Bauch was a Managing Director with Brookfield Public Securities Group through 2020.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Bauch served as a Managing Director with CIBC Oppenheimer where he opened their Houston investment banking office and later served as the head of CIBC’s Midstream Energy Practice. He began his career as a corporate and securities attorney with Norton Rose Fulbright.
Mr. Bauch holds a Juris Doctorate degree and a Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy from the University of Mississippi, graduating cum laude. He also has a Master’s of Law (LL.M) degree from the New York University School of Law. Mr. Bauch is a non-practicing CPA.