May 31, 2016
Leroy Williams elected to Daniels Fund board of directors
DENVER — The Daniels Fund is pleased to announce that Leroy J. Williams, Jr. has been elected to serve on its board of directors.
The Daniels Fund, established by cable television pioneer Bill Daniels, is a private charitable foundation dedicated to making life better for the people of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming through its grants program, scholarship program, and ethics initiative.
As the Vice President and Corporate Officer for Information Technology and Services for Ball Corporation, Williams is responsible for delivering business value through innovation and technology solutions. Prior to his position at Ball Corporation, he served as a cabinet member in Colorado Governor Bill Owens’ administration as State Chief Information Officer, Secretary of Technology, and Executive Director for the Department of Labor and Employment.
Williams currently serves on the board of directors for UMB Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: UMBF) and the Colorado Education Initiative. He previously served on the Governor’s Commission on Information Management as the chairperson, the Governor’s Commission on Science and Technology, the Statewide Internet Portal Authority, the Colorado Workforce Development Council, and the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce.
He holds a master’s in business administration from the University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business and earned an undergraduate degree in computer information science from Denver Technical College. Leroy is a Colorado native and a graduate of Hinkley High School in Aurora.
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