PERSONAL BIOS

  BILL LeCOUNT 

RARE PHOTOS MANY NEVER SEEN BEFORE

 PETE MECCA

   

FINANCE MANAGER AND COMPLIANCE DIRECTOR

JOURNALIST, AUTHOR, RADIO TALK SHOW HOST, LECTURER, TV & PATRIOTIC PROGRAM CONSULTANT

BILL Attended the American Institute of Banking with an emphasis on operations, accounting and Foreign Banking Transactions.

HE WAS Employed with Citibank and C&S/NationsBank for 26 years followed by a 16 year career with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as a Director of Ethics & Compliance.

Bill is a Certified Consumer Credit Executive (CCCE) by the International Credit Association (ICA) AND served as the Atlanta President of ICA as well as a director on the international Board of Directors of ICA.  Bill has also served as a member of the Ethics & Compliance Initiative (ECI) a best practice community of organizations that are committed to creating and sustaining high quality ethics & compliance programs.

Bill has traveled and lived extensively abroad in such countries as, Pakistan, India, Iran, Singapore, Malaysia, South Africa, Germany, and the Bahamas.

Bill, as the guest of the Peoples Republic of China and the People to People project, was a guest lecturer at many Universities and colleges throughout China on Banking and Credit. 

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a graduate of memphis state university, pete holds a ba degree in Political Science and Public Admin, with minors in american military history & Native American History. He served with Air Force Intelligence, which included 2½ years in Vietnam.

pete's full-page award-winning article “A Veteran’s Story” is featured in several Georgia newspapers.  He has been featured in Georgia Magazine, appeared on Atlanta’s Channel 69 and AM1160, plus WORKED as a military consultant for PBA-30 (PBS) in Atlanta.  in 2018 He coordinated a three month EVENT honoring vietnam veterans at THE george walton academy in monroe, ga.


Pete hosts the radio talk show "a veteran's story" each wednesday at 1000am on: americaswebradio.com

His keynote presentations include Wreathes Across America, the North Georgia Veterans at Big Canoe, Toccoa infantry museum, the Soleil Veterans Club in Canton, and many more.  Pete also serveD as Lieutenant Colonel, Aide-de-Camp, to Georgia Governor Nathan Deal, received a Letter of Appreciation from Georgia Department of Veterans Service, and has served as Commander and program director for the distinguished Atlanta World War II Round Table for the past seven years.

Other memberships: atlanta vietnam veterans business association, VIETNAM VETERANS ALLIANCE, vfw, AMERICAN LEGION, and Golden Age Warriors.

pete conducts lectures and symposiums, panel discussions, and has authored his first book: "veterans - stories from america's best" with a second book scheduled for the fall of 2020.  pete has interviewed over 400 veterans from all branches, ranks, and conflicts.        

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