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Director, UI REACH program Iowa City, IA, US

The University of Iowa College of Education has selected William (Bill) Loyd Jr. as Director of the UI REACH Program. Loyd, a seasoned executive who brings over 20 years of experience in nonprofit management and service provision to persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities, began his duties in August.  

Loyd spent nearly two decades at St. John’s Community Services (Washington, DC) where he served as Director of Business Development and later as State Director. As State Director he provided support and direction for its programs serving children and adults with developmental disabilities, including a school for children with special needs. More recently he served as the Executive Director of The Arc of Montgomery County where he was responsible for providing vision and direction for the agency’s four service divisions, as well as its six administrative divisions.

Loyd earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of South Carolina. In addition, he has studied at Harvard Divinity School and has participated in the Executive Education program at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Business. Loyd is a member of the Board of Directors for the American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR).

Phillip Petree led this search with David Ferguson.


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