Featured Industry Partner: Bill Dial

Industry partner, Bill Dial, Kimberly Clark Corp.

Bill Dial is a UACCM industry partner for our Computer-Aided Drafting and Design Technology program. He is an Engineering Technician 3 at Kimberly-Clark Corporation in Maumelle, Arkansas. Get to know him below!

What are the benefits of partnering with UACCM for yourself and the college?

I have been very blessed with a great career so I enjoy helping UACCM with their curriculum to prepare students for a career in my profession. I also get to meet people who work in different industries and learn from them.

Why should others serve on advisory committees?

UACCM really listens to committee members and adjusts their curriculum based on our input. The UACCM faculty always makes us feel very appreciated, and you get to meet many other industry professionals.

What do you enjoy most about your career?

I enjoy the challenge of designing machine improvements for manufacturing equipment used by our company around the world.

Why should students consider a career in your field?

An associate degree in Computer-Aided Drafting and Design Technology allows you to make a good living in a wide range of industries where you can work indoors in a professional office environment and continually learn new things.

What advice would you give yourself when you were starting your career?

Pursue a career field you enjoy with a high demand for your skills across different industries. Set your goals high, adapt quickly to new technologies, and never stop learning.

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