William W. (Bill) Cox was born and raised in Redding. He has been a real estate consultant and broker since 1974. He retired from Cox Real Estate Consultants in 2007. When Leah McConnell was alive, Bill managed her real estate, and he represented her in property acquisitions and sales. Bill joined the Foundation Board in 2012 and recently served as its Chairman. Bill and his wife, Juanita, have two grown children and three grandchildren.