Chairman, Detroit Blight Authority
Bill Pulte serves as the Chairman of the Detroit Blight Authority, a Michigan non-profit corporation focused on neighborhood stabilization through mass trash and debris clearing within Detroit’s 135 square miles. Dedicated to fighting blight in a more efficient manner, the group greatly reduced the cost of tearing a down an abandoned home to less than $5,000.
Pulte is the CEO of Pulte Capital Partners, a private equity firm focused exclusively on building products, and Chairman of the Board of Carstin Brands, a Pulte Capital portfolio company and one of the largest kitchen and bath countertop manufacturers in the United States. Prior to starting Pulte Capital Partners, he worked as an investment professional at two middle market private equity firms.
A graduate of Northwestern University, Pulte has served as president of the Northwestern University Club of Detroit and on the board of both the Northwestern University Alumni Association board and The Community House in Birmingham, Michigan. He was recently named to the Forbes “30 Under 30,” a list of 450 “young game-changers in 15 industries who are changing the world.”