Bill has spent more than 25 years ensuring great client (and guest) experiences through his efforts in providing mechanical and sustainable designs on entertainment and hospitality facilities. Today, he is EXP’s Hospitality business manager. He manages the “front-end loading” process for the firm’s large hospitality projects, including projects for Hilton, Viceroy, Mandarin Oriental, Marriott, Ritz, Starwood, and Waldorf.
As EXP does, Bill embraces green building practices. His passion to lead an earth-friendly lifestyle has led him to utilize many cutting edge sustainable concepts in his personal life. Many of these same strategies are also implemented in X-nth’s “Green” projects.
For the past six years, Bill has been an AIA Continuing Education provider by presenting “Sustainable Design” to dozens architectural firms in the United States. Bill has been a frequent speaker at industry conferences which includes: keynote speaker at the USGBC Caribbean Chapter 1st Symposium of Sustainable Design, The Lodging Conference, The Global Gaming Expo, Casino Design Conference,, and The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions. In addition to his speaking engagements, Bill has authored multiple articles for industry publications including, his most recent, “Energy Efficient Concepts Categorized by Priority” published in Oct 2007 Hospitality Construction Magazine
His presentation today will focus on the work Bill has done at his home and how it ultimately led him to purchase the Wekiva Marina which he now calls the Wekiva Island (www.wekivaisland.com). Bill explains, “The Island will be a place guest will run into sustainability around every corner.” Bill and his wife, Mary, are turning the property into something the community will be proud of., a place one will be able to come and learn about how they can easily incorporate sustainability into their everyday life.