Bill Harlow is the president and chief executive officer of Reliance Trust and serves as the chairman of the trust management committee. In addition, he serves on the board of directors for Reliance Trust and is a member of the trust committee. He has more than 31 years of trust and management experience in the financial services, employee benefits and retirement services industries. He joined Reliance Trust in 1993.
Bill previously managed the institutional services division, which consisted of the retirement strategies group, trust operations outsourcing, church and nonprofit services and Reliance Insurance/Holmes-Shaw Agency. Prior to that, he managed the retirement strategies group for 14 years, which continues to be the largest business for Reliance Trust. Before joining Reliance Trust, he managed business development and sales management positions for NationsBank Trust (now part of Bank of America), Humana Health Plans and the pension division of the Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company. Prior to his financial services career, Bill spent six years in the United States Marine Corp.
Bill attended the University of North Texas and has completed advanced studies at Columbia University and the University of Chicago in financial services management and investments.