Assisted NC businesses in winning 3,589 contracts minimum value of $14.5 billion

BILL SIMONS

CONTACT BILL. 

E: simonsw@ncmbc.us
P: 919-739-6943
C: 919-440-1363

Wayne Community College
Wayne Business & Industry Center, Room 107
3000 Wayne Memorial Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27534
Regular Office Hours: Monday –  Friday, 7:30 am – 5:30 pm

Installation & Industry Assignments: 

  • Department of the Air Force
  • Seymour Johnson Air Force Base (Goldsboro, North Carolina)
  • Shaw Air Force Base (Sumter, South Carolina)
  • Office of Naval Research
  • Marine Corps Warfighter Lab
  • Marine Corps Reserves
  • Marine Corps I&L
  • Marine Corps Systems Command 
  • US Air Force Reserves Command
  • US Air Force Material Command
  • Department of Air Force Test Center (procurement)
  • Department of Air Force Sustainment Center
  • Department of Air Force Life Cycle Management Center
  • Industry focus: manufacturing of small arms, ordnance, ammunition and explosives.  

Service to the following counties: Wayne, Lenoir, Johnston, Wilson, Greene, Pitt, Edgecombe & Nash

BIOGRAPHY

Bill Simons joined the North Carolina Military Business Center in January 2020.  He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 1980, and retired from active duty (Major) in March 2005.  While on active duty, Bill served as a Weapons Repair Officer and Ordnance Officer; commanding both as a Platoon Commander and Company Commander. As an enlisted Marine, he also served as a Marine Corps Drill Instructor and leadership instructor for the Marine Corps’ Non-Commissioned Officer Academy. Bill’s tours of duty throughout his 25-year military career included; 1st and 2nd Marine Divisions, 2nd and 3rd Force Service Support Group, Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island SC, Marine Barracks Guantanamo Bay Cuba, The School of Infantry, Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany Ga. and Marine Corps Base Quantico Va.

Upon his retirement from active duty, Bill entered civilian federal service (DoD) in December 2004, and was the Head (GS-15) of the Capabilities Based Assessment Branch, Marine Corps Integration Division within Headquarters Marine Corps Combat Development and Integration in Quantico Va.  Bill led the effort that identifies and develops future Marine Corps capabilities within the Joint Capabilities Integration Development System (JCIDS) and the Planning, Programming, Budget and Execution (PPBE) process, he retired from federal service in November 2019. Bill’s formal education includes:

  • Webster University (MS, Procurement and Acquisition)
  • Averett University (MBA)
  • Florida Institute of Technology (MA, Management)
  • Campbell University (BS, Psychology)

Bill’s office is located at Wayne County Community College in Goldsboro.  He currently resides in Wayne County with his wife Joan; they have two grown children, Ryan (Wilson NC), and Elizabeth (Stafford VA). 

NCMBC Key Information

  • NCMBC-assisted firms won 3,506 contracts – minimum value at $14.24 billion – from the NCMBC’s opening in 2005 through August 2020
  • FY2019: Federal agencies awarded $7.1 billion in prime contracts to companies in 98 of 100 North Carolina counties
  • FY2019: Department of Defense awarded $4.6 billion in prime contracts to companies in 80 of 100 North Carolina counties
  • NCMBC’s return on State investment: 33:1

CONTACT US

FACT SHEET

ORGANIZATIONAL CHART

FY19 NC FEDERAL AND DOD COUNTY TOTALS

2020 MISSION REPORT

FY19 FEDERAL SPENDING HEAT MAP

MAILING ADDRESS:
North Carolina Military Business Center
PO Box 1748
Fayetteville, NC 28303





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