Bill Cronin oversees all day-to-day business operations of the Pasco Economic Development Council, a non-profit organization funded by public and private investors. Pasco EDC works to attract companies to Pasco County in an effort to help create jobs and assists existing companies and small businesses with resources to help them grow.
Bill has a long career in economic development, most recently coming from the City of Charlotte, North Carolina, where he served as Economic Development Director. Bill’s other previous positions include serving as Vice President of Economic Development for Invest Atlanta, Director of Field Operations for Enterprise Florida, and Director of the Global Business Development Division of the South Carolina Department of Commerce.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in International Affairs and Political Science as well as a certificate in Asian Studies from Michigan State University. He has a working knowledge of Thai and Mandarin Chinese foreign languages.
Cronin is a member of the International Economic Development Council, Urban Land Institute, an Alumnus of Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity and serves on the board of directors for Renew Pasco, Oasis Pregnancy Centers, the Greater Wesley Chapel Chamber of Commerce and the Pasco Education Foundation.
Bill and his wife have one son and daughter.