Bill holds a BA from the College of the Atlantic. As TNC’s Executive Vice President of Global Conservation Initiatives, Bill is responsible for building a global program to advance its impact investing work and major conservation deals around the globe. Prior to joining The Nature Conservancy in 1999, Bill developed one of the first major US companies in the organic recycling area, which was later sold to a Fortune 500 solid waste company. He currently serves as a member of the Advisory Board of BPI Energy Holdings, Inc., and sits on the Boards of Nordson Corp. and The Davey Tree Expert Company.