Bill Peard is a longtime supporter of The Georgia Trust and historic preservation. He joined the Board of Trustees in 2012. He has served as Treasurer and Chair of the Finance Committee, as well as on the Revolving Fund and Places in Peril committees. From 2015-2017, he served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees, and he currently chairs the Trust’s Nominating Committee. Bill has been the primary proponent of the Trust’s recently announced West Atlanta Preservation Initiative and last year’s Southwest Atlanta Expedition. In addition to his service to the Trust, he has restored five houses in Georgia with his wife, Carey. This includes their current residence, a 1920s Mediterranean home, in Buckhead.
Preservation Service awards recognize persons, groups, businesses and/or government entities that demonstrate exemplary activities and promotion of awareness in the field of historic preservation.