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Bill Carruthers


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William (Bill) is President/CEO of GrantProse, Inc. After serving in the United States Air Force, Bill got his start in education as a school psychologist in Kansas. In 1980, he and his family moved to North Carolina where he was employed as a school psychologist in the Wake County Public School System located in Raleigh. In 1998, he was named the Senior Director for Grants Administration for the school district. He helped school district personnel secure more than $60 million in grant funding until his retirement from the school system in 2008. In his "retirement", Bill has begun his second career and keeps busy with GrantProse, Inc. providing agencies, organizations and institutions with proposal writing and program evaluation services. Bill has a Ph.D. in psychology from North Carolina State University, an M.Ed. in guidance from Wichita State University, an M.S. in Sociology from Purdue University, and a B.S. in astronautical/aeronautical engineering from Purdue University. Bill has a beautiful wife Barbara, wonderful children Seth and Celeste and their spouses Erin and Pete, and three grandsons Jack, Luke and Emmett who make it all worthwhile. He dabbles in genealogy and has yet to master Facebook.