Bill is Chairman of Sea Island Acquisitions, LLC and Chairman Emeritus of Sea Island Company. He currently serves as Chairman of the Georgia Historical Society Board of Curators and as a Director of the Georgia Natural Resources Foundation. He is past Chairman of the Georgia Cancer Coalition, the Georgia Research Alliance and the Georgia Ports Authority. Mr. Jones’ personal recognition includes the Entrepreneur of the Year award for Principled Leadership from Ernst & Young, the Rock Howard Award for outstanding environmental achievement given by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, the Boy Scouts of America Silver Beaver Award for Distinguished Service and the NAACP Freedom Award. Georgia Trend named him “Georgian of the Year” in 2004 for bringing the G-8 Summit to Sea Island. A long-time member of Ducks Unlimited, he received the Conservation Service Award from the DU Georgia chapter. He also serves on the advisory council of the Environmental Institute for Golf. A graduate of Valdosta State College, Bill and his wife, Sally, reside on Sea Island.
BILL JONES III