William provides oversight for the Foundation’s grantmaking programs, and is responsible for leading the design, development, delivery and evaluation of the Foundation’s grantmaking strategies and policies.
Prior to joining the Foundation, William was the Owner and Lead Consultant for Common-Unity Philanthropic and Nonprofit Advisors. He worked in a variety of positions, including Director of Mississippi and New Orleans Programs and Advisor to the President on Men and Boys of Color during his 8 years with the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. Prior to joining the Kellogg Foundation, William was a Program Officer for the Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation for 7 years, and earlier in his career, was the Program Director for Community Development for the Greensboro Education and Development Council.