Who's Who Humanitarian

William “Bill” D. Carson Jr.

Title: Chief Executive Officer
Company: The Orchard at Altapass

Location: Little Switzerland,
North Carolina, United States


  • Purdue University
    • Phi Gamma Delta
    • Tau Beta Pi
  • International Business Machines
  • The Historic Orchard at Altapass
    • North Carolina Agritoursim Networking Association


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2021, 2020)
  • Inductee, Top Professionals of the Year, Marquis Who’s Who (2021, 2020)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in America,” Marquis Who’s Who (2020)
  • Featured Member, Millennium Magazine, Marquis Who’s Who (2020)
  • Invited Speaker, “Stories of Altapass” Best of Our State, Pinehurst North Carolina
  • Recipient, Charles J. Parker Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Development and Promotion of the Travel Industry of North Carolina
  • Recipient, Esse Quam Videri (to be rather than to seem) Award, North Carolina Travel and Tourism Board
  • Recipient, Keeper of the Year Award, Friends of the Blue Ridge Parkway
  • Recipient, Volunteer of the Year Award, Blue Ridge Parkway
  • Traditional Artist Storyteller, Blue Ridge Heritage Area

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