William recently retired as Main Street Launch’s Chief Financial Officer, but he continues to provide valuable insight as a financial and accounting consultant. He has over 25 years of experience in mixed-use real estate development, program services, property management, organizational finance, and taxation. Prior to joining the Main Street Launch team, William was the controller of the East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation (EBALDC), an Oakland-based community economic development organization. Throughout his career, William has fostered partnerships with community-based organizations, banking institutions, and local and national equity foundations to accomplish lasting economic gains in the communities where he has worked. He graduated Cum Laude with an Accounting Degree from San Beda College and took masters coursework in business management at De La Salle University. William enjoys playing a relaxing round of golf with friends, walking his dog, and spends as much quality time with his 2 grandchildren.