Bill Pearson launched Retail Analysis & Planning (RAP) in 1992 and has clients in Southern California and across the United States.  Download his resume and contact information.

Previous positions include:

1985 – 1992
Vice President & Regional Director
RMSA Retail Solutions
Riverside, CA

1981 – 1985
General Manager & Partner
Preferred Stock
Santa Monica, CA

This independent specialty menswear retailer had 2 stores.

1979 – 1981
Director of Operations
New York, NY

Oversaw wholesale and retail for this international jewelry brand.

1976 – 1979
Director of Stores
Country Legend
Alexandria, VA

An independent specialty jeans and sportswear retailer with 26 stores.

1975 – 1976
General Manager
Bonwit Teller
New York, NY

Specialty department store with 12 units.

1965 – 1975
Buyer, Divisional Manager
Saks Fifth Avenue


In 1969, Bill earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Marketing and Retail Management from the University of Maryland.

He lives in Pasadena with his wife, jewelry designer Jill Pearson, and their daughter.