Bill Green is a graduate of Princeton University where he majored in history. After Princeton, he was commissioned in the Navy and served in the Caribbean and Mediterranean as gunnery officer and command duty officer aboard the USS Fort Mandan (LSD 21). After sea service Mr. Green spent two years as an instructor of naval science and tactics at Officer Candidate School. He left the Navy as a Lieutenant.
In 1969 Bill Green joined the advertising firm of Young & Rubicam, where over the course of 32 years he was responsible for a wide variety of accounts ranging from packaged goods to services. In the last 10 years at the agency he managed the communications needs of the US Army in the very challenging area of recruitment. Mr. Green retired from the agency as Executive Vice President.
Since that time Bill Green has served on a number of boards, including the Princeton Club of New York and the National Maritime Historical Society.