As the firm’s nonprofit and education leader, Billig advises nonprofits and educational foundations on the business aspects of running their organization. He and his team provide strategic advice on all industry-related business issues, including managed services, cybersecurity, investment advisory and risk.
Billig is passionate about serving the nonprofit and education industry because of its selfless mission and positive impact on society. His interest in working in the industry was ignited 25 years ago during his time working with an international nonprofit that assisted people in developing nations.
Originally an auditor, Billig has gained years of experience advising nonprofit organizations on protecting their tax-exempt status. His deep connections at the firm assure clients that he enlists the right people to advise on complex issues, whether the priority is generating new revenue streams or analyzing business strategies. His skills include a keen ability to translate technical business issues into easy-to-understand strategic advice.
Known best for his gregarious personality, Billig has an ability to put clients and colleagues at ease even when he is presenting in a board meeting. He is deeply invested in fostering talent at RSM and providing the next generation with opportunities to develop into true advisors. He enjoys connecting and learning from his membership in many of RSM’s employee networking groups that provide time and space for cultural understanding through deeply embedded diversity and inclusion efforts. Billig looks forward to advising clients on how their organizations can evolve by supporting greater diversity in the workplace.