A member of the small business community
As the CEO (Chief Executive Officer) of 18 Oaks Sign Company and a member of the Chamber of Commerce, William knows that small businesses are the engines that drive our economy. Historically, small businesses have generated two-thirds of all new jobs in America. Entrepreneurs, like William and small businesses, like 18 Oaks Sign Company are crucial to our communities and our economy. That is why William is fighting to remove barriers that stand in the way of small businesses and why he takes pride in helping small businesses get off the ground and expand.
As a young person and student
William spent his years on the Oregon State University and Oregon Health and Science University campuses exploring some of the most important issues facing young Americans – equality, college affordability, access to health care, and the threat of climate change. The millennial Democrat is now driving discussions and organizing bold new investments in higher education and clean energy jobs so all Americans can learn and succeed.
William’s commitment to tolerance, promoting social justice, and improving the well-being of others are all values consistent with his faith. He is compelled by his faith to serve his community and unite around common purpose – to protect the environment, respond to the opioid crisis, curtail gun violence, eliminate sexual harassment, and combat poverty.
Standing side-by-side with fellow Rotarians, William has poured his passion, integrity and intelligence into completing projects with Rotary International that promote peace, fight disease, provide clean water, save mothers and children, supports education and grows local economies.
State of Oregon DCBS
William was appointed by Governor Kate Brown to assist the director of the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services administer the state’s electrical and elevator programs described in ORS 479 and ORS 460. As an Electrical and Elevator Board member, William also participates in the oversight of licensing and enforcement of these programs.