Every morning the unmistakable swishing sound of Bill’s DirectEmployers rain jacket was rivaled only by his infectious chuckle. He would ask us about our lives, families and beam about his grandchildren. Employees would frequently catch Bill sneaking a sweet treat from one of the many candy dishes throughout the office, to which he would respond with a mischievous grin as he ventured on to his next meeting or conference call.
He’d often pop into a meeting, enthusiastically sharing a project idea, or providing an update about his most recent charitable endeavor. He was a person who never met a stranger,