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Volume 5, Issue 4


April 2007

Meet the CMBA Board
Bill Rawson, Board President

Financial Services - Edward Jones
Joined CMBA Board in 2005

Childhood ambition: to be an artist and an architect

Education: University of Florida: pre-architecture& University of Oregon - 5 year Business Construction

Family: married 31 years - Laurie Seton Rawson with 2 daughters: Adrian Davies, 27 years old, married; Frances, 23 years old

On my bookshelf: ongoing = The Economist; now = “Twilight in the Desert” by Mathew Simmons

Proudest professional moment: receiving referrals from my clients to their family, close friends & important business contacts as this shows great trust & faith.

Hobbies & Pet projects: many --- photography, home renovation, wood working, travel, reading, skiing, racket ball, motorcycles

Keys to my success: fear of failure & a strong drive to assist my clients in achieving their goals.

One interesting fact about me: my varied interests

Role model: successful people who achieve greatness in their chosen profession, and give back to society. ie. Warren Buffett.

Current business challenge: assisting my clients to achieve their goals in this complicated world.

Wildest dream: to take a year or two off to ride a motorcycle around the world.

Advice for entrepreneurs: have passion for your business & your client’s welfare.

What I love about Cedar Mill: it’s a small community, full of wonderful & diverse people!

Thanks for being a CMBA board member. You are an inspiration!



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