William Stewart

William M. Stewart

Owner (Retired) | WMS Consulting

Mr. Stewart is a retired systems analyst and former owner of WMS Consulting, a firm offering clients expertise developed over more than 45 years working with some of the country’s top engineering and manufacturing entities. Mr. Stewart fell in love with physics as an undergraduate student and earned a Bachelor’s degree at Miami University before pursuing a Master’s degree in nuclear physics at the University of Pittsburgh. He spent 15 years working as a nuclear physicist for NASA studying nuclear bonding and modeling atomic nuclei, among other projects. Mr. Stewart left NASA to join Ford Motor Company, where he worked as a chassis engineer and rose to become chair of the Technical Specialist Committee. An expert in the Taguchi Method, he was instrumental in reducing variance and manufacturing quality issues, and later wrote system design specifications for use in the North American, European, and Australian markets. After 30 years with Ford, Mr. Stewart retired to focus on consulting, and spent the next five years as the owner of WMS Consulting. He remains active in his community as a member of his neighborhood association and the Commodore Yacht Club, and is a former volunteer for Meals on Wheels and the Henry Ford Museum.

Marquis Legacy Video

Mr. Stewart discusses his professional journey and inspirations in a Marquis-produced video biography.

Wall Street Journal

Mr. Stewart was recently featured among a distinguished group of Marquis listees in the Wall Street Journal. 

William Stewart

Marquis Millennium Magazine

Mr. Stewart gave insights on his professional life and career growth in an interview for the 13th Edition of Marquis Millennium Magazine.

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