Bill is a graduate of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, with a business major in accounting. Soon after graduating, he went into the USAF and served as a Staff Sargeant in the Air National Guard. Previous business experience includes employment with a Big 8 accounting firm, six years as an officer with an NYSE firm, and 20 years as the owner of a metro Ford dealership in Columbus, OH. While in the dealership business, Bill was an accomplished SCCA road racer. He and wife Evie moved to St. Simons in 1996. They have 6 children and 10 grandchildren.
Bill has been a real estate professional on St. Simons for 21 years. His leadership experience includes serving for 12 years as founding broker at another established firm as well as serving on numerous local Golden Isles Association of Realtors (GIAR) committees, and serving as its President in 2009. At the state level, he has served as a Georgia Association of Realtors (GAR) State Director, Chairman of the RPAC Committee and received the Dick McCrudden Award, the GAR’s top honor. He was nominated twice for Georgia Realtor of the Year and awarded GIAR Realtor of the Year inboth 2007 and 2010.