Bill Fields is an entrepreneur and U.S. Navy Officer interested in economics, finance, and education. Previously, Bill served as Regional Campaign Manager for Senator Elizabeth Dole and State Senator Fred Smith. In 2006 he was instrumental in the start-up and growth of Students for Saving Social Security (S4), a nonpartisan nonprofit. Involved in the organization from inception on, Bill assisted a staff in the growth of a nationwide membership from 6133 to 10,000. By leading daily meetings he planned and implemented successful events in Washington DC, California, and North Carolina bringing together Republicans, Democrats, and Independents to discuss ideas on Social Security Reform. In 2005, Bill was a research aide for the current Federal Reserve Governor Kevin M. Warsh while in the National Economic Council, The White House. He has over one year of Researcher experience in financial management, including a position with the University of North Carolina, Wilmington. In 2004, Bill became the first student to work on the Endowment Fund as a Research Assistant. He managed a financial portfolio with $25 million in assets. After reviewing and evaluating investment results based on the Endowment Board’s objectives he presented his findings in a final report and presentation to the Board and Chancellor of the University. Bill has written for the Conservative Voice and George Washington Hatchet, authored in the Journal of Economics and Finance, and editor of the LSE philosophy journal, Rerum Causae. He has appeared with Newt Gingrich at the Conservative Political Action Committee, and is featured in the Durham Herald Sun, Winston Salem Journal, and NC State Technician for his achievements in Washington D.C. Bill is also internationally recognized by the Taiwan Ministry of Education for his achievements in international business and chinese language. Bill has competed in the U.S. Junior Olympics in Tae Kwon Do for two consecutive years and U.S. Nationals as a 2nd Degree Blackbelt. He currently serves as a member of the American Economic Association. Bill holds a Master’s degree in public policy, philosophy and economics from the London School of Economics, and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina, Wilmington in business administration, with a concentration in finance and management. He is also a scholarship recipient studying global economics under two Nobel Prize recipients, Dr. Robert Solow and Dr. Vernon Smith.