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Bill Harris, Panel Host

Registered Financial Consultant
Moderator for WGTE’s Town Hall Series

Bill Harris is a Registered Financial Consultant, affiliated with Informative Financial Services of Toledo, Ohio, and licensed through the NEXT Financial of Houston, Texas. He assists individuals and businesses with prudent financial strategies to help them reach their goals. His focus is investment planning, retirement planning, college planning, and estate planning.

As a financial advisor for nearly two decades, Bill is a frequent seminar speaker and he appears weekly on the local NBC television affiliate to discuss his unique perspective on how to use your money to make a life, rather than using your life to make money.

Mr. Harris brings to the Financial Services Industry over 22 years of Television News experience, having been an Assistant News Director, Reporter and Public Affairs Director for TV 13, NBC affiliate. His news stories and special reports on finances and the economy over the years have given him numerous contacts among business and political leaders, both locally and nationally. Mr. Harris has received two Emmy Awards, seven Crystal Awards and an Associated Press Award for his news stories, which have aired locally and nationally. He has had two journalist tours of the Middle East. In addition, Mr. Harris has served as the Public Information Officer for the City of Toledo, assisting the mayor and city manager in the promotion of city government. He is an honor graduate of Career Academy School of Broadcasters, Columbus, Ohio, 1968.