WILLIAM AVERY
CONSULTANT
WILLIAM AVERY

Amusement ride and device operational safety expert witness, public speaker/trainer and consultant.

CV Highlights
  • 40+ Years of experience
  • 25+ Years as an expert witness 
  • Accomplished Speaker
  • Over 500 Legal Cases 
  • Occupational Safety degree  

Professional Profile

William (Bill) Avery has an extensive background in entertainment safety and security.

His specialized career began in 1976 as the Safety Manager for Busch Gardens in Tampa, Florida. He remained there until his promotion to corporate headquarters of Anheuser Busch Companies, Inc., in St. Louis, Missouri. In this position he assumed corporate safety responsibilities for the Busch Entertainment Corporation and the Wholesale Operations Division.

In 1986 Bill returned to Florida and joined SeaWorld Parks, Inc., a division of Harcourt, Brace & Jovanovich (HBJ). Bill accepted a position as Director of Risk Management. After nine months he was promoted to Vice President of Safety, Security, Rides, and General Maintenance for Boardwalk & Baseball, Inc., a rides amusement park and home of the Kansas City Royals spring training facility.

In 1990 Bill decided to open his own business dedicated to preserving the safety of the entertainment industry. Since 1990 Bill has offered comprehensive safety, loss prevention and expert witness services. He has provided exceptional quality, integrity, and expertise to entertainment industry professionals and attorneys around the world.

Bill is the founder of Avery Safety Consulting—a firm that provides safety consulting and expert witness services to attorneys and insurance providers.

SNAPSHOT

Over 500
LEGAL CASES INVOLVED IN
Over 40
YEARS OF INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE
Over 25
YEARS AS AN EXPERT WITNESS
Over 100
TRAINING SESSIONS TAUGHT