R. William (Bill) Bennett grew up on the Jersey shore and in Connecticut. He attended Lafayette College as a Government & Law major. He spent thirty-one years in business, including many years as an executive of various companies and most recently as division president of FranklinCovey. In 2009, Bill decided to spend full time writing, teaching and consulting. Bill is married to Loree Bascom and they are the parents of four children. Most recently, they have been blessed with two grandchildren.
Bill and his family reside at the base of the Rocky Mountains in Utah.