Bill Willis (left in photo above) began his career with the Ford Motor Company in 1953 as an administrative assistant in the Kansas City Aircraft Division.
Then in 1954, Willis joined Ford Division at the Kansas City, MO, District Sales Office, and served in various sales representative department manager functions until his assignment to the Division General Office in Dearborn in 1966.
Willis return to Kansas City in 1967 as general field manager and became Omaha assistant district sales manager in 1968. He was also the division's district sales manager in Davenport, IA, and Cincinnati.
Willis was appointed general fleet manager for Ford Division in 1982, after six years as manager of the division's Jacksonville, FL, District Sales Office. He retired in July 1991.