Professional of the Year - Finance/Life Insurance

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William B. Campbell Jr.

Title: Managing Partner, President and Chief Executive Officer
Industry: Financial
Type of Organization: Financial Partnership
Major Product/Service: Life insurance planning, clients’ asset and premium recovery; Endowment leadership and volunteer training
Expertise: Dr. Campbell has over 40 years of broad experience. He co-founded the company in 2007 and is responsible for asset recovery of endowments and settlements. His professional interests include materials science and engineering, biomedical and forensic sciences, technology development and implementation. He serves on several government advisory boards and public/private corporation boards.
Geographic Area of Distribution: National
Affiliations: Fellow, American Academy of Forensic Scientists; Fellow, American Institute of Chemists; Fellow, American Ceramic Society
University/Degree: Ph.D., Materials Eng., 1967; M.D., 1968; OH State Univ.; Stryker Research Fell., Orthopaedics, 1972; A.M., Mineralogy/Crystal Chem., Harvard Univ.; M.S./B.CerE., GA Inst. of Tech.; Lic. Insurance Producer, TN, FL; Reg. Prof. Engineer, TN, GA, AL
Born: November 23, 1935, Clarksdale, Mississippi
Hobbies/Sports: Geology/mineralogy, visiting zoological parks, worldwide travel, sport fishing, photography, hybridizing Iris flowers, teaching Sunday school
Spouse: Lynn Powell Campbell
Married: May 8, 2009
Children: Lisa Anne Shipley, William B. Campbell II, Heather Katherine Jamerson, Matthew Rush Campbell (deceased), Merritt Dodge, Cheryl Storey, Ellyn Brewer
Work History: Dr. Campbell formerly served as Vice President for Accurate Automation Corp. where he managed proprietary and intellectual properties and served as a Materials Manager and Consultant for high-tech applications. He retired as Chief Scientist/Research Director of Parallax, Inc. in 2001 and has chaired numerous symposia. He retired as a Colonel and TNSG Liaison Officer to the 134th Air Refueling Wing, Tennessee Air National Guard, McGhee Tyson ANG Base, Alcoa, Tennessee, in 2007.
Honors & Awards: Honored for 25 Years of Service, American Society for Testing and Materials; Three-time recipient, Sigma Xi Research Prizes; Named an Eminent Engineer, Tau Beta Pi; TOYM Award, Columbus, OH; 33° AASR, NMJ; Chairman, Appalachian Zoological Society; Paul Harris Fellow
Published Works: 60+ professional papers; Edited five proceedings and one set of master engineering specifications; Several books; Several patents pending; Several U.S. and foreign patents
Career Accomplishments: Dr. Campbell holds a Life Certification as a Professional Chemist from the American Institute of Chemists. He was appointed Executive Engineer and Building Committee Chair for Restoration of the Tennessee Theatre and the State Theatre of Tennessee. Dr. Campbell is a founding member of the Tennessee Science and Technology Council and the Tennessee Science Advisory Council.