Pete is a graduate of Memphis State University with a BA Degree in Political Science and Public Administration. Minor studies in Native American History and American Military History. He served with Air Force Intelligence, including 2½ years in Vietnam.
his full-page award-winning article “A Veteran’s Story” is featured in several Georgia newspapers. PETE has been featured in Georgia Magazine, appeared on Atlanta’s Channel 69 and AM1160., and works 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.
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 serves as Lieutenant Colonel, Aide-de-Camp, to Georgia Governor Nathan Deal, received a Letter of Appreciation from Georgia Department of Veterans Service, serves as the Commander and program director for the distinguished Atlanta World War II Round Table and was recently appointed as secretary for the atlanta vietnam veterans business association.
Other memberships: winston churchill society, Atlanta civil war round table, Georgia VIETNAM VETERANS ALLIANCE, vfw, AMERICAN LEGION, and Golden Age Warriors.
pete coordinates monthly veteran brunches, 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 2019. pete has interviewed over 400 veterans from all branches, ranks, and conflicts.
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.
FINANCE MANAGER AND COMPLIANCE DIRECTOR
AUTHOR, JOURNALIST, LECTURER, TV & PATRIOTIC PROGRAM CONSULTANT
RARE PHOTOS MANY NEVER SEEN BEFORE