Bill Fullilove


The Rev. Dr. William Fullilove is an experienced career advisor and consultant, working with both individuals and not-for-profit clients. He specializes in helping individuals understand their gifts and abilities in order to discern their career direction and in helping organizations with the professional development for their staff. He has administered hundreds of assessments, including the Highlands Ability Battery, the Belbin Team Roles Assessment, the MCORE, the EQi and EQi 360, and the SIMA (System for Identifying Motivating Abilities) CAP. Dr. Fullilove is the Assistant Pastor of Community at McLean Presbyterian Church in McLean, VA, and Assistant Professor of Old Testament at Reformed Theological Seminary, NY.

His teaching focuses on helping students understand and use the Old Testament more effectively in Christian ministry, whether ordained or as lay leaders in churches. His research focuses mainly on the Dead Sea Scrolls, with both New Testament and Old Testament implications. He has published on both the New Testament and the Old Testament, as well as ancient languages and writing systems including Hebrew, Aramaic, Ugaritic, and cuneiform. He has earned a Ph.D. in Semitic and Egyptian Languages and Literatures at The Catholic University of America, an M.A. from The Catholic University of America, an M.Div. from Reformed Theological Seminary, and an A.B. from Princeton University.

Prior to his appointment at RTS New York, Dr. Fullilove served as Assistant Professor of Old Testament and Assistant Academic Dean at Reformed Theological Seminary, Atlanta. Before joining Reformed Theological Seminary, Dr. Fullilove had served in various other roles as an Assistant Pastor, including oversight of Pastoral Care, Faith and Work Ministry, and Ministry Operations. He also previously served for seven years as the director of the Capital Fellows Program. Before his pastoral career, Dr. Fullilove was a Senior Associate at Mercer Management Consulting (now Oliver Wyman and Company), helping direct large domestic and international strategy consulting projects. Dr. Fullilove is an ordained pastor in the Presbyterian Church in America and is the editor of Missio at The Washington Institute for Faith, Vocation, and Culture. He is a member of the Board of Christianity Explored North America and a member of the Society of Biblical Literature and the Evangelical Theological Society. Bill and his wife Jill have two children.