Bill “Roto” Reuter – CAPT. USN (Ret)
Bill “Roto” Reuter grew up in Key West, Florida, and graduated from the University of Florida in 1984 where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering and was commissioned through the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) Program.
Roto dreamed of flying in space since witnessing first-hand the Apollo 11 moonshot, but instead become a Navy strike-fighter pilot and Chief Test Pilot Commanding the Navy’s largest Test Squadron. He had several assignments across the Navy deploying on several of our Nation’s aircraft carriers.
Upon his retirement in June 2012 after 28 years of Naval service, Roto founded R-Squared Solutions LLC, a full-spectrum consulting firm specializing in leadership and executive coaching, high-performing organizational development, and DoD/federal industry business development.
Roto has successfully coached leadership teams in dynamic organizations in the fields of leadership, execution and organizational health with clients that include both small and large businesses in defense, federal and commercial sectors.
Roto has over 3,000 hours of flight time in 35 different aircraft, of which more than 2,100 are in the F/A-18 with over 350 aircraft carrier landings. His degrees include a Master’s and Post-Master’s (Engineer’s Degree) in Aerospace Engineering from the Naval Postgraduate School and a Master’s in Business Administration from IMPAC University. He is a member of The Society of Experimental Test Pilots and the Tailhook Association Roto is very committed to the serving the Central Florida community and is involved in a variety of organizations which focus on the community’s growth, veteran’s well-being, and support of the Navy. Roto is the Chairman of the Florida Defense Contractors Association and the Samaritan Resource Center for the homeless. Currently, he serves on the Board of Directors of the Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce and is a board member for the National Center for Simulation and is a 2018 inductee into the Florida Veterans’ Hall of Fame.