Bill has lived in Brighton for over 32 years. He holds a B.A., cum laude, from Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts and a J.D. from New York University School of Law. He has been active in a number of community activities, including Brighton Rotary, where he is Past President and Assistant Governor of Rotary District 7120, the Brighton Chamber of Commerce, where he is also Past President and ex-officio Member of the Board of Directors, the Landmark Society of Western New York, Inc., where he serves on the Board of Directors, and the Monroe County, New York State and American Bar Associations. He has been a frequent speaker on municipal law topics to the New York State Association of Towns and National Business Institute.