Bill Vanderbilt

Vice President for Admissions
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Bill Vanderbilt ’88 has been the vice president for admissions at Hope since 2007.

Professional Experience

Before coming to Hope, Bill was a consulting director with Perot Systems/Solutions Consulting since 1995. Through his work with the firm, Bill has been a project manager for systems and organizational changes for a variety of corporate clients around the country, including Domino Sugar in New York City; Ore-Ida Foods in Boise, Idaho; Nortel in Raleigh, North Carolina; Tenet Healthcare in Dallas, Texas; and Pfizer in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Prior to joining Perot Systems/Solutions Consulting, Bill held positions with both Prince Corporation and Andersen Consulting.


  • M.A., business administration, Kellogg School at Northwestern University, 1993
  • B.A., business administration and teaching certification, Hope College, 1988

Outside the College

While he was a student at Hope, Bill was a member of the men's basketball and football team and was a captain of both during his senior year.

Bill and his wife, Abby VanDuyne ’91 Vanderbilt, have five children and currently attend Central Wesleyan Church.  Bill is a past board member of Camp Sunshine, Cross Cultural Ministries and All Families Belong.

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Bill Vanderbilt

Phone Number616.395.7850


69 East 10th Street Holland, MI 49423-3515
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