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Bill Schaffner

Senior Advisor

Bill Schaffner has over 25 years of turnaround and operational experience, particularly in the areas of sales, manufacturing, financial management and strategy. He also brings Traxi’s clients expertise in identifying, purchasing, and integrating distressed assets.

Prior to joining Traxi, Bill was the president of Schaffner Manufacturing Company, a mid-sized producer of metal finishing products. In his tenure as president, Bill successfully grew the company through a combination of organic growth and an aggressive acquisition strategy – completing three major deals in ten years – effectively doubling revenue and increasing EBITDA threefold. Schaffner Manufacturing was sold in 2019 to Jason, Inc.

Bill earned his bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Penn State University and his MBA from the University of Louisville.