Chris William

For 25 years Chris William has been an executive at one of the largest banks in the U.S and Moderator and Executive Producer for the long-running, syndicated PBS television program CAROLINA BUSINESS REVIEW, which is seen each week in 22 markets throughout North & South Carolina. As a finance professional as well as broadcast moderator, he has been uniquely qualified to observe and comment on business and industry for more than 2 decades.

William is also the host and co-founder of The Forum for Corporate Conscience. An

organization of nearly 150 CEO’s that discussed issues around corporate sustainability, ethics and values. In addition, he is the founder of creative round-table IF: INNOVATION FIRST. He participates annually in, and authors numerous business and industry panels and conferences across the Carolinas.




Buffalo, NY 1957

University of Colorado, Electrical Engineering


Community College of the Air Force, Advanced !!


Avionics & Communications



Running, backpacking, outdoor sports & reading


Community Service Highlights: (selected)


United Way Public Policy Committee


British American Business Council, NC Board Member


Thompson Children’s Home, Advisory Board Member


Success By 6, Chair


NC Center For Public Policy Research, Board Member


Queens University, McColl Graduate School Board of Visitors


American Heart Association, Chair