San Dimas, CA


About Us

William G. Preston, M.S.  (CEO)

Bill Preston is a highly successful business coach, organizational development consultant,  and hands-on advisor to closely held business owners and managers.  In these unstable times for many business owners, Bill brings passion, commitment, insight, focus and savvy business experience to help clients of Quail Ridge Consultants grow their businesses or turn their businesses around.

Bill has had extensive experience in relationship & family counseling including more than 15 years in private practice as a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, and the last 7 as a Business & Life Coach. Bill partners with his clients to help them improve relationships, resolve conflicts, clarify their goals, grow through transitions, and see their plans through to completion.  

Bill served for five years as an oral licensing examiner for the California Board of Behavior Sciences and was a clinical member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists.  As COO of a financial services firm, he led the turn around to profitability in 24 months.  He has managed in the Aerospace sector and has experience in Earned Value Management (EVMS).   Bill earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from California State University, Los Angeles, and a Master of Science degree in Counseling from the University of La Verne.

Bill is an Air Force Veteran.  In additon to his coaching and training, Bill continues to serve his country as an Admissions Liaison Officer for the United States Air Force Academy.  He mentors and evaluates candidates seeking Academy appointments from the Los Angeles Area.  He was recognized in 2009 as the Outstanding Civilian/Retired Admissions Liaison Officer of the Nation.  

Bill and his wife, Irene,  have been married for 36 years.  They have three grown children and one grandchild. 

Eric Pittman (IT Director)

Eric holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a focus in Computer Information Systems (CIS) and an Associate’s Degree in Network Administration and Security Management. As a small business owner he understands the challenges that face small businesses. His background in Information Technology (IT) allows him to provide technical solutions to today’s most demanding problems.

Eric’s software development background began 17 years ago with desktop application development. He has since expanded his knowledge to included the latest in web-based technologies. He also provides a fundamental knowledge of the many security concerns that face modern internet-based applications and websites.

As an IT solutions expert, Eric possesses the knowledge and experience required to empower business owners and managers with the necessary tools and technologies that are demanded by today’s digital marketplace. He provides development, integration, and training solutions that accelerate companies beyond their competition and set them apart from their competitors. His knowledge and friendly attitude provide companies with more than just a consultant. His aim is to be considered a valued member of your team for success.