From the beginning at Variety Attractions, (January 1973) Bill has logged well over 2,000,000 air and road miles!
At the age of 27, Bill began booking entertainment for Variety Attractions, as well as managing shows for Nationwide Demolition Derby. Bill has been the driving force in structuring fair dates for many of the top pop, rock and country atists thru the years!
Bill currently resides in Zanesville, OH. With logging all those road miles, he and his wife Barb (married since 1968) still found time to have 2 daughters, Amy born in 1969 and Abby born in 1974. Bill and Barb are now proud grandparents of 5, 2 from Amy (Emily and Megan) and 3 from Abby (Brandon, Levi and Kiley).
Bill’s hobbies include, listening to music, reading, movies, billiards, classic cars and spending as much time as possible with the wife and grandchildren.
Long time member of these great national and international organizations: I.E.B.A., (International Entertainment Buyers Association, member since 1973), CMA, (Country Music Association, member since 1973) and ACM, (Academy of Country Music, member since 1989). Bill was nominated and won the ACM-Don Romeo Talent Buyer of the Year Award in 2006.
He is currently working with fairs and festivals in Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota, Vermont, Connecticut and Iowa. A few of his longtime standing clients include:
- Since 1984 - The Allegan County Fair - Allegan, MI.
- Since 1991 - Champlain Valley Fair - Essex Jct., VT.
- Since 1975 - Freeborn County Fair - Albert Lea, MN.
- Since 1975 - Great Jones County Fair - Monticello, IA.
- Along with many, many others!