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William C. Watts


155 West Nationwide Blvd

Suite 500

Columbus, Ohio 43215-2570

United States

Bill Watts is a principal with Crowe LLP Risk Consulting and leads the firm’s manufacturing and distribution risk consulting services group. Bill has more than 20 years of professional experience working with organizations on projects related to:

  • Corporate governance
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Enterprise risk management
  • Internal audit
  • Business process
  • Accounting and financial reporting

Prior to joining Crowe, Bill was a business risk services practice leader with Ernst & Young and an internal auditor with Deloitte & Touche. He also worked as a finance and accounting manager at Emerson Electric Co.

Professional Affiliations

  • Institute of Internal Auditors member
  • COSO ERM-Integrated Framework Update Advisory Group member
  • National Association of Corporate Directors member
    • Institute of Internal Auditors Research Foundation board member
  • Communities in Schools board of trustees member


  • Bachelor of Science, Accounting
    Miami University
  • Master of Business administration
    University of Dayton