William Lyon is the Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of William Lyon Homes, Inc., and affiliate companies which are headquartered in Newport Beach, California.
Major General Lyon was Chief of the Air Force Reserve from 1975 to 1979. He was selected for this prestigious assignment by the Chief of Staff of the Air Force in April of 1975.
Member, Republican Eagles
Member, Board of directors, Republican National Finance Committee Founding Member, California Team 100
Board Member, American Airlines (Retired)
Board Member, Fidelity National Financial, Inc.
Chairman, The Presley Companies Board of Directors
Life Member, USC Board of Trustees
Member, USC Real Estate Development Corporation
Member, USC Business Affairs Committee
Member, USC National Campaign Executive Committee
Life Member, Board of National Association of Home Builders
Life Member, Air Force Association
Chairman of the Board, Academy Research and Development Institute, USAF Academy
Chairman of the Board, Falcon Foundation, USAF Academy
Director, Air Force Academy Foundation, Inc., USAF Academy
Member, Advisory Committee, Association of Graduates, USAF Academy
Life Member, Reserve Officers Association
Member, The American Air Museum in Britain
General Lyon is a graduate of the University of Southern California and the Dallas Aviation. School and Air College. General Lyon was born in Los Angeles, California. He is married to the former Willa Dean Harwell from Haskell, Texas. They have five children.