As chairman of eLynxx Solutions, William Gindlesperger leads the firm that he established in 1975. Under Gindlesperger's entrepreneurial vision, eLynxx Solutions has grown into a dynamic, technology-driven business offering project management software for the marketing supply chain.
As board chair, Gindlesperger brought the historic Totem Pole Playhouse, one of the nation's few remaining professional summer stock theatres, from the brink of closure to a position of self-sufficient stability during its 63rd season. Gindlesperger has been featured as a guest lecturer at Shippensburg University and Penn State Mont Alto, and he regularly mentors students on achieving their full potential regardless of background or circumstance.
During the Base Realignment and Closure period, Gindlesperger was recognized for his role in saving 3,000 skilled jobs at the Letterkenny Army Depot and has been honored with the Chamber of Commerce Volunteer of the Year and Innovator of the Year awards. He has provided consultation to governors of a number of states, as well as the United States House of Representatives and Senate, where he has also testified on numerous occasions. He also provided the innovation and created the technology necessary to successfully develop efficient and mutually beneficial relationships between the U.S. GPO and private sector vendors.
Gindlesperger's writings have been published in more than 120 professional and trade journals. He has been awarded special recognition by the president and board of the Printing Industries of America, received the only endorsement ever granted by the PIA, and was inducted into PIA's exclusive Ben Franklin Honor Society. Gindlesperger has been recognized as one of Supply and Demand Chain Executive's most influential leaders in supply chain management since 2010.
Gindlesperger invented the competitive method used in buying specification-defined goods and services which results in optimal cost reduction. As a result he has been awarded five patents and a continuing application by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
At home in his native Chambersburg, Gindlesperger is past president of the Board of Trustees of the Falling Spring Presbyterian Church, is a life member of the Pennsylvania Society, and is a member of the Pennsylvania Association of Councils of Trustees. He is also a member of the General James Chambers Lodge 801 F&AM, Valley of Harrisburg Consistory of the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, Zembo Temple and the Tall Cedars of Lebanon.
Gindlesperger graduated from Dickinson College with a degree in religion and philosophy. He is married to his best friend and business partner, Maxine. They have five children, a foster daughter, and mentor children to afford them opportunities on which to build successful lives.