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Consulting Firm WC & Partners Triggers Succession Plan

Longtime foodservice consultant Bill Caruso is semi-retiring from WC & Partners, PC, the practice he founded. As a result of this transition, the company will now do business as William Caruso & Partners, LLC, operating under the leadership of Stephen Young and Michael Caruso. Both will carry the title of managing member and executive principal and co-manage the practice.

Young has been with the company for 27 years, leading the firm’s design team. He will continue to lead the company’s creative design focus and project management. Michael Caruso has been with the company for more than two years, coming from a career in corporate finance. He started his role as the corporate controller, which quickly evolved into sharing his business experiences with customers through the company’s management advisement services group. Michael will lead the company’s MAS portfolio. and together, Steve and Michael will co-manage the practice.

“It took a while for me to feel comfortable slowing down because I had to find the right people with the right plan for the future!” Bill Caruso said. “I’m not going anywhere. I will continue to advise them and the company and its clients, along with the continuation of my roles with FCSI as its Worldwide Board President and Chair along with working closely with our international partners of the Iconic Hospitality Consultants Group.”