Bill comes from a family of Navy and Navy Leaguer supporters. His past efforts on behalf of the Council have been substantial and tangible. He is a successful businessman who has held positions of responsibility in the business world. He does volunteer projects for non-profits and business consulting for small businesses focused on customer and sales growth. Because of his family history, he has spent most of his professional career in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry. He is a resident of Philadelphia and in his free time he enjoys studying maritime and naval history. He is a member of the Professional Association of Dive Instructors (PADI) Certified SCUBA diver in addition to being an avid sailor, kayaker and canoeist.