William C. “Bill” Anderson is President and Chief Executive Officer of Anderson Global Innovation Group, Inc.; a Berlin, Maryland based firm specializing in energy technology commercialization, environmental sustainability, defense, real estate asset optimization and business development. Bill is also Chief Executive Officer of Generations Property Group, a family-owned real estate management firm serving Maryland’s Lower Eastern Shore. He currently serves as an Operating Partner at Pegasus Capital Advisors L.P., a New York City based private equity firm, Bill also holds several senior advisory positions in organizations serving the defense, aerospace, sustainability and energy markets.
Most recently, Bill was appointed by President George W. Bush and confirmed by the United States Senate to serve as Assistant Secretary of the United States Air Force for Installations, Environment and Logistics, and the Air Force’s Senior Energy Executive, based at the Pentagon in Washington, DC. As Assistant Secretary, he led an organization with responsibilities that included installations, military construction, base closure and realignment; environment, energy, safety and occupational health issues, and all logistical matters. For his efforts, Bill was presented the Decoration for Exceptional Civilian Service and the Presidential Award for Leadership in Federal Energy Management.
Born in Syracuse, N.Y., Bill is an honors graduate of Washington College in Chestertown, Md., and earned his law degree with honors from Syracuse University. He has also studied in the master’s program for international business at the University of Miami. Bill is a member of the Maryland and Florida Bars.
Bill previously served in a variety of financial and tax consulting positions at Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc., Arthur Anderson & Co., and Ryder Systems, Inc. He then joined the General Electric Company holding a variety of positions, including Tax Counsel, General Counsel and Director of Environmental and Quality Affairs for General Electric’s electrical products business in Europe. He returned to the U.S. as their General Manager and Senior Counsel, Environmental Health and Safety.
An avid bicyclist, he organized the U.S. Air Force Cycling Classic, an internationally sanctioned annual pro cycling event in Arlington, VA, and currently serves in an advisory capacity to the race promoters. Bill continues his commitment to our veterans and their families by serving as a member of the Board of Directors of the Raisin Hope Foundation, an organization focused on raising awareness of traumatic brain injuries and supporting survivors of TBI, including our wounded warriors.