FSW Foundation Investment Committee Welcomes William Thomas

Sep 12, 2016

The Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of William Thomas, President and CEO of the Collier Family Office, Inc., to its prestigious Investment Committee.

In his current position, Mr. Thomas oversees and facilitates the investment, estate planning, tax, administrative and personal needs of a branch of the Collier family. Prior to joining

the Collier Family Office, he was the SWFL market executive for Bank of America’s Private Bank, where he managed a group of industry professionals in providing high net worth families custom tailored financial management, investment and estate planning advice. Mr. Thomas has over 35 years of diverse financial services experience.  

“Bill’s addition to the Investment Committee is a pivotal one. In many cases the FSW Foundation is tapped to oversee estate planning in accordance with a family’s desire to help students or academic programs,” said Dr. Lou Traina, Vice President of Institutional Advancement at FSW and Executive Director of the FSW Foundation. “We are honored to have him serving on this committee.”

Mr. Thomas currently serves on the Naples Area Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Collier Foundation and was past chair of the Community Foundation of Collier County, as well as past chair of the Education Foundation of Collier County and he served on the board for the United Way of Collier County. He graduated Leadership Collier in 2004.

The FSW Foundation Investment Committee will meet at the Community Foundation of Collier County in Naples, Fla. For information about upcoming meetings, visit www.FSW.edu/foundation.