William “Bill” Summers

Length of Service: October 21, 2015 – present

Term Expires: June 30, 2018

William “Bill” Summers has served the city of Louisville for over forty years through various avenues. Mr. Summers most notably served as Deputy Mayor of Operations from 1985—1999 and as Deputy Mayor/Chief Administrative Officer from 2003-2012. He also served as Executive Vice President in Public Policy and Human Resources for Greater Louisville, Inc. In addition to serving on the Board of Trustees at the University of Louisville, Mr. Summers also serves on the Central Bank of Jefferson County Board, Kentucky Retirement Systems Board, Kentucky Economic Development Partnership Board, and on the Hands of Hope Board.

Mr. Summers attended Louisville Central High School, Central State University, University of Maryland, Kentucky State University, and received an Honorary Doctorate of Humanities from Simmons College of Kentucky.

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