William J. Blacquiere
President and CEO, Bethany Christian Services
Mr. Blacquiere has served as President/CEO of Bethany Christian Services since January 18, 2006. Bill served as Bethany's Chief Operating Officer, providing leadership and team management to over 100 locations across the United States and overseeing adoption and social services in other countries. Prior to becoming COO, Bill was Bethany's Michigan Director of Operations. He also has thirteen years' experience with the Michigan Department of Social Services. Bill graduated from Calvin College and earned his master's degree in social work from Western Michigan University. Bill serves on the boards of the National Council for Adoption and the Christian Alliance for the Orphan.