Bill Garrett and his wife, Donna, reside in Belleville, PA and have been blessed to be married for forty-five years. They have four married children (two boys & two girls). Bill’s career has been in the heat release business and developed from there into Hot Mix Asphalt Plant Equipment Manufacturing and Sales. Starting as an entrepreneur in 1971, growth took him to become an International Corporate Manager responsible for development of his business from $4,000,000 to $250,000,000 in annual sales during his fifteen years. For the past nine years, Bill has served as a partner in his current company--an asphalt plant equipment manufacturer and supplier. Both of Bill and Donna’s sons are in business along with their father.
Bill and Donna have twelve grandchildren and all their children are faithful Christians serving the congregations where they live & worship. Three of their grandchildren are now Christians as well. Bill’s areas of interested are mission work, teaching the Bible and serving the community. Bill and Donna have been involved in beginning & strengthening churches locally and internationally. Bill commented, “The Valley Cities church plant in Northern Pennsylvania excites us and we are eager to continue to be a part as it begins and prospers.”
Bill is a graduate of Northeastern Christian Jr. College, Villanova, PA graduating 1969 with his Associate of Science degree; a graduate of Penn State University, Middletown, PA in 1971 with his Bachelor of Administration in Management Sciences; and completed all the course work for a Master of Public Administration from Penn State as well. He has been involved in continuing education at Dale Carnegie, Tom Hopkins & numerous hot mix technical courses.
Among his affiliations, Bill is a member of the National Society of Engineering and Science; the National Administration Management Society; the National Asphalt Pavement Association (Chairman); and, also, serves on many other HMA technical committees—ESPOC; Environmental Task Force; Warm Mix Task Force; Plant Emissions Task Force; State Asphalt Pavement Association; HMA Technical Committees.
Bill served on the Camp Manatawny (DVCC) Board of Directors from 1972 – 1986 and on its National Advisory Board from 2006 until the present. He served on the Central Florida Christian Camp Board of Directors from 1988 – 2003 and an elder of the Concord Street Church of Christ in Orlando, FL from 1989 – 2003. He has been one of the leaders of the church in Lewistown, PA since 2004. He has served on the Ohio Valley University Board of Directors from 2008 until the present.
Bill has been proactive in the initial efforts to plant congregations in Northeastern, PA. We count him as a valuable partner and asset to this endeavor.