Bill graduated from Amherst College and Stanford Graduate School of Business where he was a Sloan Scholar. Currently, he serves as a Trustee of the Chicago School Educational System, and is on the advisory board of a startup offering online mental health assistance to veterans with post-traumatic stress syndrome. Bill is active in Chicago angel investment groups like Hyde Park Angels. He is also active in Chicago non-profits, volunteering at a food pantry in the Grand Crossing neighborhood. He has served as treasurer of his church in Hyde Park for several years.