Welcome to Custom Management Solutions, LLC. Our mission is simple: Bringing Out the Best in You and Your Team. Bill James is uniquely positioned as a consultant, coach, strength-based management expert, and licensed psychotherapist to meet your individual, team, or enterprise-wide goals. Please take a moment to learn more about us and the services we offer. We take the “Custom” part of our name seriously. Use our contact page to reach out. Let’s formulate a plan to meet your needs together.



“Bill [James] is legit. He’s insightful, technical, fun, creative, caring and humble. He’s one of the best people I’ve ever worked with. I’ve watched him lead leaders to greater effectiveness over and over. If you’re content with mediocrity, don’t call Bill; if you want change built upon the greatness of people then Bill is the perfect place to start!”

Marc Otto, Founder, Strengths Consulting Group

“It is such a pleasure working with Bill. He’s highly effective at modeling social work skills & values at a macro level. I’ve always appreciated that he makes time outside of scheduled meetings to engage in creative thinking so that projects are even more impactful. I value Bill as a thought partner in facilitating transformative change.”

Lucia Weiss, Director of California Strategic Consulting, Casey Family Programs