Bill Walton, founder and chairman of Rappahannock Ventures, LLC, is a leader in educating, informing and empowering people to understand the critical importance of entrepreneurship and innovation for the country, for organizations and for their own personal growth and financial security.

Through the “On Common Ground with Bill Walton” webcast he share lessons learned and battle scars earned in almost four decades of experience in starting, leading and financing both for-profit and non-profit organizations. Bill engages entrepreneurs, community, business and policy leaders and citizens in conversations that intend to enlighten, entertain and empower. Guests are people with extensive first-hand experience in leadership and creative positions in both for-profit and non-profit organizations, as well as in politics and the crafts. He engages guests on a variety of topics including public policy, personal growth, self-empowerment, individual freedom, personal investing, financial security, community engagement, culture, the arts, film and education.

Bill’s other projects include feature film production through Rush River Entertainment, “smart building” development, print and digital media, a foreign language program and investments in innovative technology businesses. In addition Bill’s extensive involvement in community and arts organizations remains constant.