Bill graduated with honors from Wright State University in 1975 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Bill combined his practice with Thorn Lewis + Duncan in 1996 and served as managing shareholder from 2014 through 2019 and became a Director at Barnes Dennig following the 2021 merger. He was a partner with Stout and Duncan, Inc. from 1985 to 1995. From 1974 to 1985, he was employed by Deloitte Haskins & Sells, now known as Deloitte.
Bill provides a wide variety of accounting, tax, and business consulting services to his clients. His primary focus is with closely held companies in the construction, real estate, manufacturing, and wholesale/distribution industries.
Bill is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants.
He recently completed 40 years of community service on the Board of Trustees of Goodwill/Easter Seals of the Miami Valley and currently serves the organization as an Honorary Trustee.
He is a past member of the Board of Governance and Executive Committees for the organization. Bill is an active member of the Church of the Cross United Methodist in Kettering, Ohio. He currently serves as chair of the World of Love Learning Center and is a member of the finance committee of the church.
Bill has served on Oakwood City Council since 2003. He was elected Mayor of the City of Oakwood in January 2010. He currently serves on the Board of the Greater Dayton Mayors and Managers Association.
Bill is a 1997 graduate of Leadership Ohio. He is a member of the Planned Giving Advisory Council of Wright State University and formerly served as treasurer and member of the Board of Directors/Trustees of the Wright State University Alumni Association and the Wright State University Foundation.