Bill served as Chief Financial Officer of Adams Street Partners from 2001 to 2012. Adams Street Partners is one of the oldest, largest, and most experienced managers of private equity investments (both direct and partnerships) in the world. In 2011, Bill was the recipient of the inaugural Private Equity Manager Leadership Award. Prior to joining Adams Street Partners, Bill was a financial services audit partner at KPMG, LLP, with twenty years of experience with investment service entities. He holds a BA, with high honors, from the University of Michigan, and received his MBA from the University of Chicago. In retirement, Bill has served on a number of nonprofit boards and has continued his life-long interest in history.