William is a 1982 graduate of Clemson University with a BS in Forest Management. He has spent the last 38 years as a procurement forester, including 16 years with Stone Container. The last 20 years were spent with Jordan Lumber and Supply, where he is semi-retired. A registered Forester in SC and NC, William is on the Board of Registration for Foresters in SC. He is also a member of the Board of Directors for the Forestry Association of SC.