Bill Ekey worked in public education for 44 years, retiring in 2017. He served as a teacher and high school principal in Harford County, Maryland, and also worked at the local community college for ten years.
Bill has had a lifelong interest in graphic design and photography which started in 1978 when he was a yearbook advisor. After he retired, Bill completed a Print Graphic Design program through the community college. He also earned 27 credits toward a Bachelor's degree in Digital Media and Web Technology through the University of Maryland University College.
He created Chesapeake Graphic Design Solutions in 2018 to support small businesses, non-profits, and hobbyists with low-cost printed materials and websites. He also created BillEkeyImages.com to share his photographs and artistic images.