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Our team is passionate about serving the Education industry and helping schools achieve their mission.

Bill Guthrie
Certified Lease & Finance Professional

Bill Guthrie

Bill leads the project management team for the Education and Food & Beverage divisions.

Bill’s mission is to coach, develop and oversee First American’s Project Managers and their day-to-day responsibilities. He is committed to providing excellent customer service and a seamless equipment acquisition process. He enjoys seeing the value his role can have on driving client initiatives forward.
He joined First American in 2007 as a Project Manager and served in the role for seven years. He is a two-time Excellence Award recipient and in 2017, was awarded with the company’s highest honor, the Chairman’s Award.

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  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Hilbert College


He currently lives in Pittsford, NY with his wife and their two sons.

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