William A. Roper

Board Member

Bill has significant leadership experience as chief executive officer, chief financial officer, and as a board member and investor in a number high growth companies over the past forty years. He has been involved in both publicly-owned and privately held enterprises involved in diversified technology services, biotechnology, and genomics products.

Bill also has broad experience in corporate mergers and acquisitions, public offerings of both debt and equity, international joint ventures, and numerous billion-dollar-plus financial transactions over the years.

Bill received his B.A. in Mathematics from the University of Mississippi, and he has completed advanced management programs at the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking at SMU and at Stanford University.