Joseph S. Williams
SMU board committees
SMU Board Chair
Iowa Wesleyan College
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.