William J. Coyne

Attorney, Business Executive, Entrepreneur, Consultant and Independent Board Member

Prudentia Napa Valley

St. Helena, CA
July 2016–Present

Prudentia Napa Valley is a legal and business advisory firm serving clients in Napa Valley and Northern California

Co-Founder & Board Chair, 
SureAdhere Mobile Technology, Inc.

Co-Founder, Founding Board Chair & Initial Lead Investor, 
The Black Tux, Inc.

San Diego, CA
June 2014–Present

SureAdhere is a mobile health technology software company, providing software as a service product that allows healthcare professionals to effectively and efficiently monitor their patients’ medication adherence compliance. (www.sureadhere.com)

Santa Monica, CA
May 2012–Present

The Black Tux is an innovative new e-commerce company that is disrupting the multi-billion dollar brick and mortar tuxedo rental industry by offering higher quality, lower priced, better fitting tuxedos and suits, completely online.(www.theblacktux.com)

Co-Founder & President, 
Lux Forum

St.Helena, CA
January 2016–Present

Lux Forum is a non-profit organization, currently in stealth development.

Incline Village, NV and St. Helena, CA
March 2010–June 2016

Consulting practice to select clients, providing business and strategic advice, and general counsel legal services; partner with private equity firms to analyze business opportunities; participate as private equity investor in angel investments and realestate ventures; serve as an independent board member.

WJCoyne Consulting, Inc.

West Sacramento, CA
April 2002–November 2009

Chief Executive Officer of this privately held (family-owned) chain of 150 superstores and supermarkets operating in California, Nevada and New Mexico, with over 13,000 employees and revenues over $3.4 billion. Concurrently served as the Managing Partner of Superstores Industries, a $1 billion warehouse, distribution and manufacturing partnership. Also concurrently served on the Board of Directors and as the member representative of Topco Holdings, Inc. a $9.9 billion member-owned wholesaler and manufacturer.

President & CEO, 
Raley’s Family of Fine Stores

February 2002–October 2003

Chief Operating Officer, 
Raley’s Family of Fine Stores

September 2000–February 2003

EVP Business Development, 
Raley’s Family of Fine Stores

July 1997 – February 2002

General Counsel, 
Raley’s Family of Fine Stores

Sacramento, CA
January 1990 – July 1997

Equity partner in the oldest and largest law firm in Sacramento. Represented clients in business, financial and real property matters and litigation.

Diepenbrock, Wulff, Plant & Hannegan, LLP


UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SCHOOL OF LAW, Los Angeles, California, Juris Doctor, 1981

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS, Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, B.S., Finance & Economics, 1978

STANFORD UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL, Palo Alto, California, Directors’ College, June 2004 and June 2007

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CORPORATE DIRECTORS, Washington DC, Certificate of Director Education, Jan 2012