Alumni & Parent Programs

William Soards II '96

Hilton Ultimus Brown Alumni Achievement Award, 2004

In 1999, at the age of 25, Bill Soards was elected to the Indianapolis City-Council to a four year term and represented 80 percent of Pike Township on the city's northwest side. Bill currently works in the external affairs department of SBC and serves as director of state government relations. Bill represents the company with federal, state and local elected officials and community groups in central Indiana. Prior to these positions, Bill was vice president at Livengood Soards & Associates, a governmental affairs and association management firm, as well as an employee of the Indiana State House Associates. Bill serves on several Indianapolis area associations and boards including the Columbia Club, Indianapolis Downtown, Inc. and the Young Republicans of Indiana. He serves as a first lieutenant for the Indiana Guard Reserve at Headquarters Detachment. Bill and his wife, Ann '95, have two daughters, Katelyn and Allison.

Updated 2004