William J. Primrose III is president of The Metal Marker Manufacturing Co. in northeast Ohio. He is a former president of Primrose Inc. Mr. Primrose received his bachelor's degree in accounting in 1974 from Bowling Green State University and is a CPA. Bill has been a member of the Dean's Council in the BGSU College of Business and received the Beta Alpha Psi Outstanding Alumnus Award. He has served on the BGSU Foundation Board and the Alumni Board and is a member of the Presidents Club. Mr. Primrose's family has significant ties to Bowling Green; both of his parents, his wife Diane, his sister and nephew are alumni. As a student he was a varsity swimmer, a fraternity vice president and treasurer. In his community he has participated in Leadership Cleveland, and is a trustee of the Fairview Lutheran Foundation. He resides in Westlake, Ohio.