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Congratulations, Mr. William Pascol!

Congratulations to Starfish Advisory Board Member William H. Pascol IV on his new position as the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Office of Financial Resources, Office of Finance and Accounting Services.

We are thrilled for William as he joins the Senior Executive Service with the federal government, a position that is the civilian equivalent of being a general or an admiral! We are so excited for him and his family as they embark on this wonderful new journey in Atlanta.

William was one of our original board members when we were established in 2018, and we're honored that he's continuing his work with us. He told us he's looking forward to expanding Starfish's footprint, and we are looking forward to seeing the amazing things he continues to do.

Please take a moment to read his full bio below and then meet the rest of our board and advisory board members.

Again, congratulations, William! So very well deserved!


William H. Pascol IV is the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Office of Financial Resources Office of Finance and Accounting Services.

William has more than 13 years of experience with the Department of Defense, including five years as comptroller/director of finance, serving as the principal senior financial advisor to the Defense Logistics Agency, Land and Maritime Major Subordinate Command. In this role, he served as a senior strategic leader for planning, programming, budgeting, execution, internal audit, accounting, and financial reporting. In addition to his federal service, William has several years of experience in audit, finance, and accounting working for several Fortune 500 companies.

Along with his background in the financial arena, William possesses unique skills and leadership experience acquired from his past career as a professional collegiate football coach. William spent six years coaching, including stops at the U.S. Naval Academy and at Grand Valley State University, where he won two national championships and two Assistant Coach of the Year awards.

William holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration, with a concentration in Accounting from The Ohio State University, and a Master of Accounting degree, issued by DoD based on credit hour equivalency.

William's words to live by: “A life is not important, except in the impact it has on other lives.” Jackie Robinson


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