William (Bill) Bade has dedicated a significant portion of his life over the last ten years to serving others, with an emphasis in youth development and alleviating the discomfort of the poor or perceived less fortunate. His immediate goal in founding The SELF Movement, Inc. is to connect community problem solvers with meaningful and personal volunteer projects under the umbrella of a single, efficient non-profit organization.
Bill is currently an Actuary at Allstate Benefits in Jacksonville, where he was the 2010 Employee of the Year and recipient of the prestigious 2011 Allstate Chairman’s Award presented by Allstate CEO Tom Wilson. He also received the Brother Leo Northam Award while attending Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota and spent a summer working under a National Science Foundation research grant at Worchester Polytechnic Institute in 2005. He has a lifelong commitment to education, and believes that empowering, celebrating, and serving others are the keys to successful leadership.