William A. (Bill) Hall named Life Trustee for Commitment, Long-term Service to MRIGlobal
Kansas City, Mo. – MRIGlobal announced that William A. (Bill) Hall has been honored as an MRIGlobal Life Trustee
The announcement was made today at the mid-year meeting of the MRIGlobal Board of Trustees and Directors. Mr. Hall was thanked for his exceptional contributions and his long-term service to MRIGlobal.
In addition to more than 29 years as an MRIGlobal Trustee, Mr. Hall served nine years as a Director on the Board and four years as Board Chair.
"MRIGlobal is indebted to Bill Hall for his unwavering leadership over nearly three decades of service," said Thomas M. Sack, Ph.D., MRIGlobal President and CEO. "As our ambassadors to the community, the Trustees and Board are vital to our business. Bill truly deserves this honor for his stalwart efforts."
In MRIGlobal's 73 year history, Hall is the 13th person to be recognized as a Life Trustee.
Mr. Hall is assistant to the chairman and a corporate officer at Hallmark Cards, Inc. He is president of the Hall Family Foundation, a private philanthropic organization dedicated to enriching the Kansas City community.
Mr. Hall joined Hallmark in 1968 upon graduating from Southern Methodist University with a master's degree in finance. He performed various financial duties for Hallmark before being named manager of Investment Properties for the company in 1973. In 1976, he was named assistant to the president, as well as treasurer of The Hallmark Educational Foundations, the forerunner of today's Hall Family Foundation. He became president of the Hall Family Foundation in 1982.
In addition to his service to MRIGlobal, Mr. Hall serves on the Boards of Directors for The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures, University of Kansas Cancer Advisory Board, H&R Block Foundation, Marion and Henry Bloch Family Foundation, National Association of Basketball Coaches Foundation and University of Kansas Hall Center for the Humanities.
Mr. Hall's fellow MRIGlobal Life Trustees include: Charles W. Battey; Henry W. Bloch; Richard Green, Jr.; Donald J. Hall; Irvine O. Hockaday, Jr.; A. Drue Jennings; Robert A. Kipp; Louis W. Smith; Morton I. Sosland; and the late David M. Clark, S.J.; George C. Dillon; Charles H. Price, II.