Bill Nash was born in Nashville, but raised in New Orleans and Northern Virginia. He is the Chief Financial Officer at Cruise where he leads all Finance functions, Global Purchasing & Supply Chain, Corporate Development, and Real Estate. He joined Cruise in 2018 and was appointed the Chief Financial Officer in May of 2020.
Bill joined Cruise because he was excited about the Cruise mission. He feels strongly that AV technology will have a profound impact on our lives and is excited about the opportunity to play a role. Prior to Cruise, he was a finance executive in the Cloud Business Group at Oracle. Bill also spent 15 years in various leadership roles in the biotech industry at Amgen, UCB and Theravance Biopharma. He began his career as a submarine officer in the U.S. Navy.
Bill earned a B.S. in Systems Engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Tech. He also holds an MBA from the Wharton Business School. Bill lives in Hillsborough with his wife Shannon and their three boys. When he’s not working, Bill enjoys reading, playing golf, and coaching youth sports.