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About William Monterosso

A graduate of Glenville State College in West Virginia, William Monterosso earned his bachelor of science in just 30 months before beginning his career as a juvenile probation officer in West Virginia in 1990. Over the next four years, he supervised youthful offenders and helped them follow rehabilitation plans, finding the right resources and coordinating their placement with the relevant entities. During this time, William Monterosso also spearheaded the development of Wood County, West Virginia’s first alternative school and received the county’s inaugural Juvenile Justice Grant. In 1994, Mr. Monterosso left this position to become the director of the Children’s Home Society, a position he held for four years.

After a foray into the insurance industry as an award-winning agent with Horace Mann, William Monterosso returned to the human services field in 2001, when he was named the program director of the Workforce Investment Board in Parkersburg, West Virginia. In this capacity, he oversaw a $2 million budget and developed work and education programs for adults and youths. He also handled strategic-planning and grant-writing duties.

Since leaving the Workforce Investment Board in 2005, William Monterosso has held leadership positions with organizations such as Ross Innovative Employment Solutions, also in Parkersburg, and the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training in Frankfurt. Most recently, he served as the executive director of the West Virginia Association of Rehabilitation Facilities in Charleston, West Virginia.

Work experience

Jan 2012Jan 2014

Executive Director

WV Association of Rehabilitative Services

• Provide leadership for the association to meet strategic goals and initiatives• Develop Strategic Plan for association• Foster effective team work between association, contractors, and state agencies• Strategically position the association for improved quality and value• Implement a cultural shift among Board of Directors• Facilitate joint ventures with public and private entities for delivery of services• Manage a budget of $12M to maximize opportunities for the association• Create and continuously refine a working business plan• Identify new markets and new products and services• Communicate and cultivates relationships with community, business and labor stakeholders to establish working partnerships and collaborative arrangements


BS, Business Administration and Management, General

Glenville State College