Bill Clontz

Originally from Charlotte, North Carolina, Bill had a 30-year career as a Colonel (retired) for the U.S. Army, 17 years in international diplomacy supporting developing democracies, and was a co-founder of Stewardship for Us, a firm providing support to nonprofits in the areas of stewardship, fundraising, capital programs, and leadership development.

During his military service, Bill also worked in the Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in the Pentagon, was the Army Fellow at the Brookings Institution and later at the Kennedy School of Government, and served as Military Chief of Staff to Ambassador Madeleine Albright at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations.

While his work has taken him to many parts of the world, he now resides in Asheville, North Carolina, where he serves as president of the Asheville-Biltmore Rotary Club. As a long-time environmental advocate, Bill also serves in many other volunteer capacities and on boards of service-oriented organizations.