William E Ebel, CLU®, ChFC®, MSFS, AEP®

Director of Estate & Business Planning

Community Involvement


 

Bill is an emeritus board member of Albuquerque Economic Development. The Albuquerque Economic Development (AED) is a private, non-profit membership organization whose mission is to recruit business and industry to generate quality job opportunities in the Albuquerque metro area. AED serves as an umbrella organization to promote investment in Bernalillo, Sandoval, Torrance and Valencia counties. With support from investors and allies in the public sector, AED actively recruits those companies that will export goods or services from New Mexico, thereby bringing new investment dollars to the state. These economic base jobs contribute to the area's economic growth, development and diversification, thereby improving the standard of living and opportunities within the Albuquerque area.

Bill is a member of the Planned Giving Committee of the United Way of Central New Mexico The Planned Giving Initiative strives to make United Way of Central New Mexico the premier planned giving partner for donors and charitable organization in our community. The Planned Giving Committee are donors and professionals in the field who strategize and create opportunities to serve donors and organizations..

Bill is a member of the Rotary Club of Albuquerque. Rotary, the world's first service organization, was founded in 1905 by Paul Harris, a very successful Chicago businessman. He foresaw a club that would kindle fellowship among members of the business community. Since then, Rotary has developed into a global network of 1.2 million business and professional leaders in more than 32,000 clubs and 168 countries who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world. The Rotary Club of Albuquerque was chartered on June 24, 1916 as club number 242 of Rotary International ("RI"). Thirty-one charter members embraced the Rotary International motto of Service Above Self. Commitment to this principle remains the foundation of our club, now with a membership of over 320 community.

Bill is a second-term board member of  the Albuquerque Community FoundationCommunity foundations are publicly-supported philanthropic institutions governed by a board of private citizens chosen to represent the public interest and for their knowledge of the community. The Foundation is a New Mexico philanthropic entity concerned with all aspects of community well-being: Arts & Culture, Children & Youth Education, Environmental & Historic Preservation, Health Human Services etc. Since our establishment in 1981, over $24 million has been granted through over 4,000 grants to nonprofit organizations serving the greater Albuquerque area. Our staff partners with donors and nonprofit organizations to build a vibrant future for our community.

Bill is a board member of the Parker Center for Family Business, at Anderson School of Business at UNMThe Parker Center (formerly NMFBA) was formed in 2005 to provide family businesses statewide with an opportunity to address pivotal issues and provide state of the art knowledge about family-run and closely-held businesses. Educational symposiums and interactive programs offer family members unique opportunities to benefit from the collective wisdom of successful business owners and professionals in an atmosphere that encourages open discussion and exchange of ideas.

Bill is an Elder at Sandia Presbyterian Church. Sandia is a multi-generational congregation through which individuals and families of all sizes and shapes are being transformed by the gospel of Jesus Christ. Bill’s wife, Suzanne, is a retired pastor of the church.

 

 

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