Bill graduated from Virginia Tech with a BS in Civil Engineering and is a licensed Professional Engineer. Bill has worked for Smithfield Foods for 30+ years, holding various project engineering and environmental positions. He is currently Assistant Vice President of Sustainability and is responsible for Smithfield’s EMS/ISO14001 program, sustainability metrics collection and compilation, CSR Report development, supply chain programs and environmental training. Bill is also a member of the Smithfield Renewables Committee.
Bill is a current member of the North American Meat Institute (NAMI) Environmental and Sustainability Committee and Board Chair for the Global Environmental Management Initiative (GEMI). Bill is also a current participant in the PMMI OPX Sustainability Solutions Group and a Board member of the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay. He has been a member of the Environment Virginia Symposium Advisory Committee for several years and is a member of the Advisory Board for ProFood World magazine.