Over the past 30 years Bill has been honored and recognized for his work by the advertising and the photography industry receiving Clio Awards, Belding Awards, New York Art Directors Show, Communication Arts Photo Annual (multiple years), IPA (multiple years), and the Los Angeles Art Directors Show among others. Bill's interest in photography came through his other passion of surfing, which he begin photographing in the 60's and continues involved in the lifestyle today. Also an educator, Bill started teaching classes at Art Center soon after graduating and has continued with positions also at Academy of Art, Brooks Institute and currently at Mount Saint Mary's University. Clients have included: Apple Computers, ABC Television, Disney Studios, United Airlines, Toyota, Nike, Miller Beer, IBM, J Walter Thompson Adv, Chiat Day Adv, McCann Erickson Adv, Gray Adv, BBDO Adv, Sports Illustrated Magazine, Family Circle Magazine, American Way Magazine. Commercials directed have included Hills Bros Coffee, Los Angles Food Bank, PacTel Cellular and Mattel.