Bill " Roto " Reuter
R-Squared Solutions / Sponsor
Bill “Roto” Reuter grew up in Key West, Florida, and graduated from the University of Florida in 1984 where
he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in aerospace engineering, and was commissioned through the Naval
Reserve Officers Training Corps Program.
Roto dreamed of flying in space, but instead became a Navy fighter pilot then test pilot before his
assignment in 2008 as the NAWCTSD executive officer, and subsequently the commanding officer from
2010-2012. During his tenure, Roto led the 1200 personnel at NAWCTSD through the most
transformational change in its 65-year history, from a mission funding fiscal model to a working capital fund
model, leading and instituting the Four Disciplines of Execution and the 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership as
part of a holistic strategy to develop people in order to advance the organization and its mission.
Upon his retirement in June 2012 after 28 Upon his retirement in June 2012 after 28 years of Navy service, Roto founded R-Squared Solutions LLC, a
full-spectrum consulting firm specializing in leadership and executive coaching, high-performing
organizational development, and DoD/federal industry business development.
Roto has successfully coached leadership teams in dynamic organizations in the fields of leadership,
execution, and organizational health, with clients that include both small and large businesses in defense,
federal and commercial sectors.
Roto has Roto has over 3,000 hours of flight time in 33 different aircraft, of which more than 2,100 are in the F/A-18.
He has been awarded two Legion of Merits, two Meritorious Service Medals, two Navy Marine Corps
Commendation Medals and the Navy Achievement Medal. His degrees include a Master’s and Post-Master’s
(Engineer’s Degree) in Aerospace Engineering from the Naval Postgraduate School and a Master’s in
Business Administration from IMPAC University. He is a member of The Society of Experimental Test Pilots.
Roto is Roto is very committed to serving the Central Florida community and is involved in a variety of
organizations that focus on the community’s growth, veteran well-being, and support of the Navy, to name a
few. Currently, he serves on the Board of Directors of Orlando, Inc. (Orlando Regional Chamber of
Commerce) and the Florida Defense Contractors Association. Roto is the president of the Navy League
Council of Central Florida, as well as a board member of the Samaritan Resource Center for the homeless.
He is also a board member for the National Center for Simulation, and served as chairperson for Leadership
Orlando (Class 80)