North Charleston


Co-founder and CEO, Metanoia Community Development Corporation; Associate Minister, St. Matthew Baptist Church (where Metanoia programs are housed)

Career History

Chaplain for a homeless housing provider in Philadelphia; Associate Pastor to a rural church in Arkansas; English teacher at a mission school of Arab immigrants in Brussels, Belgium, and a Chaplain at a major research hospital in New Jersey


Master of Divinity, Princeton Theological Seminary; B.A. in History, the University of North Carolina

Community Involvement

Metanoia Community Development Corporation invests in neighborhood assets to build leaders, establish quality housing and generate economic development. Bill lives in the Chicora/Cherokee neighborhood where Metanoia is located (the zip code with the highest concentration of child poverty in South Carolina). He has shepherded this organization from a small, after-school program to an award-winning community development organization.


Clay Middleton