Bill Cole is Chief Operations Officer of Heartland Financial Group and a Managing Director at Integrity.
Bill began his career in 2000 as a software engineer with one of the largest audio manufacturing companies in the world. He developed custom productions and tested software to streamline and ensure quality. Bill later joined a software company as the Director of Support, overseeing quality service for more than 2,500 clients worldwide.
In 2010, Bill brought his deep expertise and standout work ethic to a large insurance company, where he helped develop revolutionary proprietary software and reporting solutions, business operations and a strong network of agents. He joined the Heartland team in 2018 and has been a key player in reimagining and restructuring Heartland’s infrastructure and operations.
Bill and his wife, Jennifer, have four children and currently reside in Lee’s Summit, Missouri.