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Bill Denzel


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Bill Denzel


 

Bill Denzel is a publishing professional with more than 25 years of experience creating books, videos and other resources. Prior to establishing the Denzel Agency, Bill was Chief Creative Officer and Vice President of Publishing at Gospel Light/Regal Books. 

During his tenure at GL/Regal, Bill worked with many bestselling authors such as Coach John Wooden, Neil T. Anderson, George Barna, Shane Claiborne, Dennis Rainey, Gary Smalley and John Perkins, to name just a few. He was instrumental in the creation and launch of many bestselling books including Moments Together for Couples by Dennis and Barbara Rainey and Victory over the Darkness by Neil Anderson, which has sold more than a million copies. 

Bill has a broad range of expertise in all publishing functions, including content creation, branding, marketing, licensing, acquisitions, art direction, design, production, editorial and overall team management. 

His professional background includes time in the advertising industry at Foote, Cone and Belding and more than two decades in publishing. He has held positions as a writer, creative director, marketing director, and vice president and chief creative officer. 

Bill's education includes a BA in English Literature from UCLA and an MBA from CSUN, with a concentration in management. He also spent a year studying at UC Berkeley. 

 

 

What Clients Are Saying


What Clients Are Saying


Our ministry, Joni and Friends, has benefitted greatly from Bill Denzel’s expertise, and I highly recommend him to your organization.
— Joni Eareckson Tada, CEO, Joni and Friends
A friend and ministry partner, Bill Denzel has caused my life to be richer and more intentional for the glory of God.
— Britt Merrick, Founding Pastor, Reality
Bill Denzel, my agent, gave me great advice about writing and took the time to walk me into this new world of publishing.
— Charles Lee, CEO of Ideation; Author of Good Idea. Now What?
Bill Denzel is an expert in today’s changing publishing market. His vast publishing experience and professionalism not only provided accurate answers but also asked the right questions. We look forward to a growing partnership with the Denzel Agency for our publishing needs.
— Steve Bundy, Vice President, Joni and Friends
Books are more then paper and revenue. Books equal people and changed lives. Bill has shepherded this great commission with passion and authenticity for more then 25 years, his voice and heart leaving a legacy within the pages he has shepherded.
— Adam Stadtmiller, Author and Pastor
Bill Denzel is a man full of vision and creativity, and he’s an inspiring and fun person to work with. He works hard, seeks to push the boundaries for what is possible, and is always dreaming of how a book, an ad, a cover design, or even a piece of copy can be better, clearer, or more excellent. Not only is Bill extremely experienced and talented in the areas of publishing, marketing, and strategy, but he’s a fine writer on top of all that!
— Alex Field, Publisher, Waterbrook/Multnomah