Bill Collier is a Managing Director at Live Oak Private Wealth. With extensive experience in portfolio management, client relationship management and business development, Bill plays an integral role in the success of Live Oak Private Wealth.
Bill has worked in the securities industry since 1983 when he began his career with Merrill Lynch. He joins Live Oak Private Wealth after four years with Jolley Asset Management, where he served as principal and senior portfolio manager. Prior to that, Bill served as Vice President of the Trust and Investment Management division at Central Carolina Bank, which later became SunTrust. There, he co-managed the publicly-traded CCB Equity Fund (later renamed the CCMI Equity Fund). In 2007, Bill joined Investors Trust Company as a Principal, Senior Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager. Bill is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is an active member of the Church of the Good Shepherd, Ducks Unlimited and the Wild Turkey Federation.