Bill is the Founder of JohnnyCash.Com and Johnny Cash Radio. Bill became a Johnny Cash fan when he was nine years old. He began attending Cash concerts as a kid and met the singer several times. As fate would have it, the two began a friendship which would last for three decades.
He began his professional career at the age of 18 when he was selected to launch CBN Cable (now the Fox Family Channel) to cable systems across the United States. Later, he founded his own consulting firm which advised cable programmers and operators on marketing and expansion strategies. He also owned his own cable TV system.
As a result of being elected to the Corona, CA city council, Bill became the youngest Mayor in California’s history at the time. He retired from politics in 1993 after 12 years in elective office.
In 2004, Bill sold his autograph and memorabilia company, Odyssey Group and publishing company, Odyssey Publications. A noted authority on historical documents and celebrity memorabilia, he has worked with clients such as Dolly Parton, The White House, Graceland, The Country Music Hall of Fame (he appraised and authenticated every single item in the Hall of Fame collection) Marty Stuart, President Gerald Ford, the Estates of Minnie Pearl and Hank Snow to name just a few. He spends the majority of his time working to preserve and promote Johnny Cash legacy.
Bill is also an author, having written the critically acclaimed Simon & Schuster book Cash An American Man which Larry King Called “the best celebrity biography coffee table book ever done.”
He and his wife Shannon, who co-hosts The Johnny Cash Radio Show, divide their time between Corona, Lake Gregory and Palm Springs, CA. Bill has three sons; Will, Jordan and Blake.