M. William Frey
Founder & Chairman of the Board
A native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Bill Frey has been a resident of Southwest Florida since 1972. He is a Florida Licensed General Contractor and highly successful construction industry entrepreneur. In addition to founding Frey & Son Homes, he was founder and chairman of The Driftwood Corporation in Ocala, Florida; founder and chairman of North American Contracting Corporation; co-founder and director of Bay Bankshares in Pinellas County, Florida; and co-founder of America’s First Home (originally 1st Home Builders of Central Florida).
An educator and author in the fields of management and finance, Bill has served as assistant dean and associate professor of the University of Massachusetts School of Business in Amherst and as associate professor of the Pennsylvania State University College of Business in University Park. His many community leadership roles span business, arts, ecological, church and social service organizations.