Bill, a native of New Brighton, PA, holds a Bachelors Degree in Management Information Systems from Robert Morris University, a Masters in Military Science from American Military University and a graduate of the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, KS. After graduation from New Brighton High School Bill enlisted in the U.S. Army Reserves and eventually transferred to the PA National Guard in 1998 to attend Officer Candidate School. He is currently serving as Deputy Branch Chief for the Homeland Response Force program at Joint Forces Headquarters – Pennsylvania and on military leave of absence from his position as a Senior Network Engineer at Buchanan Ingersoll and Rooney, PC in Pittsburgh.
Bill has been serving in the reserve component of the U.S. Army since 1987 and is currently a Major and serving as the Battalion Operations Officer for 1-111th Infantry Battalion located in Plymouth Meeting, PA. He deployed for Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2005-2006 with the PA Army National Guard.