Aviation, boating, skiing, travel
As Vice President of Sales at Skill-Metric Machine and Tool, Inc., in Delray Beach, Florida, William Hebding directed sales and marketing efforts, strategized new business development, and handled customer relations. The firm, which manufactures more than 4000 airfield accessories and aircraft ground-equipment parts as well as in excess of 5,000 aerospace fixtures and tools, has earned the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division Commander’s Award for its support of the fleet and division. William Hebding increased the company’s annual sales tenfold in his 10 years at Skill-Metric.Prior to joining the company, he accepted the position of Vice President of Real Time Access, Inc., in Livermore, California. Overseeing the firm’s financial activities, William Hebding automated the accounting systems, forged new banking relationships, and compiled financial reports. In other employment, the senior-level executive served as President and CEO of Digital Transmission Systems, Inc., headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama. As such, Mr. Hebding led the sales, marketing, business development, and manufacturing operations, building a large customer base over a five-year period.A philanthropist as well as a businessman, William Hebding has donated to numerous worthy causes benefiting education, health, and other areas of need. He and his wife recently contributed $10,000 to the Palliative Care Program of the Hospice of Palm Beach County. The couple acts as ambassadors for the Bethesda Hospital Foundation and also assists the Florida Coalition for Preservation. In addition, the pair sent Boca Raton High School $1,000 to enable the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Team to attend a national competition in St. Louis. William Hebding received a B.S. in Accounting and Economics at the University of North Alabama, where he earned dean’s list honors. Beyond his business and charitable activities, he pursues an interest in aviation and enjoys outdoor activities, such as skiing and boating.