Bill is Vice President, Innovation & Business Development for Graphic Packaging International, a leading global folding carton producer. His long career in the manufacturing industry has centered on new product development and globalizing businesses. Throughout his career he has served on a number of industry and trade group Boards. A lifelong Hudson resident, Bill has long been active in the community having volunteered with many organizations including Western Reserve Academy, Hudson EMS, The Jaycees and several youth sports organizations. He has served on the Hudson Community Foundation Board for more than ten years. Bill obtained his B.A. Chemistry and Zoology from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio and Masters of Business Administration from Miami University. Bill and his wife, Shelley, have lived in Hudson 38 years and have two adult children.