Joseph S. Williams

Chair, Board of Trustees

Main (Lacey)
Northeast Missouri State University; Iowa Wesleyan College

5000 Abbey Way SE
Lacey, WA 98503


Joseph S. Williams is currently the President and CEO of Williams Group LLC where he manages a small portfolio of investments. Williams has been a Director on the combined Boards of Laird Norton Wealth Management Inc. and the Lard Norton Tyee Trust Company for the past eleven years. Williams Chaired the Audit Committee for six years and has been the Board Chairman for the past three.

A transplant from SE Iowa, Williams attended Northeast Missouri State University and Iowa Wesleyan College. He has enjoyed a diverse history of entrepreneurial endeavors that include cattle, radio, software, and risk management.

Williams is a director of Winona Capital Management, a Trustee of Saint Martins University, and was the Chairman/Co-founder of W3Net. He served as a Director of Total Living Choices.Com and is the past President of Prairie Park Development Company, the Pacific Harbors Council BSA, and the Yelm Area Chamber of Commerce. Williams is a member of the Medina Foundation.