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Bill is the ultimate underdog/survivor/achiever overcoming personal circumstances and tragedy to rise to the top of corporate America. Homeless at age 14, a member of a street gang and a high-school dropout – he took control of his life by taking the GED exam and putting himself through college and law school.

At the request of a bank, he took over a foreclosed oil-field pipe manufacturing plant and turned it into a million dollar a month business, until OPEC slashed the price of oil – leaving Bill out of business and a million dollars in debt.

Refusing to give up, Bill and his wife & business partner, Kathy, borrowed $13,000 and created a new industry – Debt Resolution. Three years later, they had repaid the entire million dollar debt. Over the next 13 years they grew the company to 3,900 employees with revenues in excess of $1 billion and earnings in excess of $182 million.

There they pioneered novel financial instruments still utilized today on Wall Street. They also implemented unheard of perks and benefits for their employees, such as salaries at 2 times the industry standard, free health care, free on-site daycare, 250% 401K match program and legendary company trips where they took ALL of the employees and their spouses on annual trips to the Bahamas, Las Vegas and Ocean Cruises. One year they leased 27 – 747's so they could fly 6,000 employees and spouses to Disney World.

Bill and Kathy have individually graced the covers of national business magazines, Kathy on the cover of Forbes, and Bill on the cover of Inc. They were listed individually in the Forbes 400 wealthiest people in America. One national magazine ranked them number 25.

Bill may be the only highschool drop-out who has:

*Created novel financial instruments that are still being used on Wall Street.

*Had Harvard Business School use him as a Case Study.

*Been granted a place in the Smithsonian Institution Museum of American History.

*Been included in the Forbes Magazine list of the 400 wealthiest Americans.

*Named as "One of the Top 100 Entrepreneurs of the Last 100 Years" by the Kauffman Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, and Apple Computer.

*Had his management techniques published in college textbooks and taught at universities across America.

*Been awarded the American Academy of Achievement's "Golden Plate Award for one of the 20th Century's Most Extraordinary Achievers" - an award previously bestowed upon five U.S. Presidents and three Nobel Prize winners.

*Accomplished the first "Investment Grade" Wall Street securitization of non-performing unsecured loans.

*Accomplished 15 separate "Investment Grade" securitizations and debt financings consisting of $2.3 billion.

*Established a $350 million Revolving Warehouse line of credit and a $430 million Commercial Paper Conduit.

*Acknowledged by the Nilson Report as having created the "Largest, Best Trained, and Most Efficient Debt Collection Staff in the World".

*Acknowledged by BusinessWeek Magazine as "One of the Top 30 Family Friendly Companies" in the United States.

*Acknowledged by BusinessWeek Magazine as "One of the Best Entrepreneurs".

*Lauded by Supreme Court Justice, Clarence Thomas for his "Minority Enterprise Initiative".

*Acknowledged by BusinessWeek Magazine as "One of the Top Ten Family Oriented Businesses In America".

*Acknowledged by Working Woman Magazine as "One of the Top 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers".

*Named one of the "Phoenix 50" by Success Magazine

*Appointed by the Governor of Oklahoma to a four year term on the Board of "Oklahoma Futures"

In 1998, tragedy struck when Bill's former business partner committed fraud and sent the company into bankruptcy. Although Bill's former business partner told the prosecutors that he had acted without Bill's knowledge, admitted his guilt and was sent to prison – in the post Enron environment, U.S. Attorney General, John Ashcroft, indicted Bill on 57 felony counts relating to Bill's partner's activities. Five years later, after a 2 ½ month long trial where the Government called 53 witnesses and produced over 1,000 exhibits, Bill rested his case without calling a single witness or producing a single exhibit. The jury unanimously acquitted Bill on all counts.

Ironically, 17 months after his acquittal and six and a half years after his company was liquidated, the Federal Bankruptcy Trustee issued his report which publicly acknowledged for the first time, “CFS was not a fraud”.

This experience would have embittered most people, but not Bill and Kathy. They now travel the country, sharing their stories of how they created their successes and how they dealt with their challenges. It is their life's goal to do for “failure” what Betty Ford did for alcoholism and Susan Komen did for breast cancer.


If you'd like to finally understand what is holding you back in life and in business, and to break through this barrier to achieve success, then keep reading.


It doesn’t matter whether your goal is to become a millionaire or a billionaire or if you just want a bigger house, a nicer car, a better job, a healthier life or a happier relationship!

Bill will show you the secret to accomplishing any goal – without buying or selling real estate, trading stocks, or quitting your job (unless that is your particular goal).

Bill’s seminar is the only one conducted by a person who has actually achieved Billionaire status.

There are dozens of SELF-HELP and SUCCESS seminars that focus on teaching you how to exploit opportunities in real estate, stocks and bonds and a whole list of other “get – rich” techniques. Bill’s seminars are remarkably different. He doesn’t teach people how to buy real estate, although he owns millions of dollars worth of real estate. He doesn’t teach people how to buy stocks and bonds, although he has personally done over $3 billion in Wall Street transactions. Although he has made over a billion dollars in these arenas, he doesn’t teach people how to do either of these things. Instead, he shows them how to be successful with the tools they already have.

In this free two-hour seminar he will share his copyrighted “Nine Steps To Set And Achieve Any Goal”.

These Nine Steps took him:

From To
Poverty & Welfare…………………… 25th wealthiest person in America
Homeless……………………………. a 12,000 square foot home
High school drop-out……………….. a lawyer and Harvard Business School did a Case Study on his management techniques
Working at a traveling carnival…………………… Being named National Entrepreneur of the Year, inducted into the Entrepreneur Hall of Fame and named one of the Top 100 Entrepreneurs for the last 100 years in America

Street gang member………… Being awarded a permanent place in the Smithsonian Institute’s Museum of American History
Teenage alcoholic………… Awarded the American Academy of Achievement’s Golden Plate Award, previously bestowed upon five U.S. Presidents and three Nobel Prize Winners
Riding a city bus…………… Flying his own $25 million jet aircraft
Drawing unemployment……… To employing more than 10,000 people
Bankruptcy……………… To billionaire

And these Nine Steps can take you from where you are – to where you want to be!

To see a list of where Bill will be speaking click here.

“Bill, why are you doing this?” - A Message from Bill

I am doing this for two reasons, the same two reasons that compel me to do anything…it is the “Right” thing to do and it also is the “Good” thing to do.

It is the “Right” thing to do, because I sincerely believe that the secrets I have learned over the course of my life will help others achieve their success. I am also a believer of the old saying “to whom much has been given, much is expected”.  I have been given much and now I want to find a way to help others by sharing what I have learned.

It is also the “Good” thing to do. I am a businessman, you don’t get to billionaire status without understanding the rules of business. I learned at an early age to never insult a person’s intelligence and I am not going to do that now. I know that if you come to my two-hour Free seminar and you get REAL VALUE out of what I share with you in that two-hour time frame, you will want more. If I deliver REAL VALUE you will want me to be your mentor, coach and tutor - so I can help you achieve the success you deserve. Now is this some trick – where I lure you into a two-hour seminar and then persuade you to buy my stuff – no, it isn’t. It is quite the opposite. I’ll tell you now and I’ll tell you at the two-hour seminar, I don’t want you buying anything that won’t help you or that you can’t afford. I don’t need your money. Instead, I will give you two hours for FREE and then you can make an intelligent decision of whether you want my help.

I hope I get the chance to meet you and I hope you will let me help you achieve the success you deserve.

Bill Bartmann


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