William has spent most of his professional career working in healthcare management. He has a Bachelor of Business Administration from Campbell University. He later obtained a Master of Social Work from East Carolina University and a Master of Business Administration from Fayetteville State University. William spent nine years working for Cape Fear Valley Health System during which time he had leadership roles in the behavioral healthcare outpatient clinic and later in the primary and specialty healthcare areas of the health system. Following his work at Cape Fear, William worked for Wake Health Services, Inc., the federally qualified health center for Wake and Franklin Counties, serving as Chief Operating Officer. During his time there, William was instrumental in securing a federal grant for the first community health center in Franklin County. William joined Benson Area Medical Center at Chief Executive Officer in June 2011.
A life-long resident of Benson, William enjoys serving his community. He and his wife, Elaine enjoy being a part of this growing community. He is the proud Father of two children, Will and Caroline. He enjoys being an active part of his church and serving as Mayor.