TEDCO Board Member

William Roberts

Significance, Inc.

William Roberts serves as the Vice President of Strategic Growth at Significance Inc. He is a key strategic leader, overseeing Significance Inc.’s business strategy and growth. 

Mr. Roberts was appointed to the Senior Executive Service (SES) on 19 March 2017. He served in several senior financial management roles within the Department of Defense to include the following:

  • Assistant Deputy Commandant for Program and Resources (Resources), Headquarters Marine Corps, Pentagon.  He served as the Senior Resource Advisor to the Deputy Commandant for Programs and Resources (DC P&R). Provided oversight for policies and procedures necessary for effective internal control of all financial operations, to include the Marine Corps full financial statement audit, and planning and direction for the Marine Corps financial management systems.
  • Chief Financial Officer for the Army National Guard, Arlington, Virginia. He served as the primary advisor to the Director, Army National Guard on all fiscal matters and is responsible for all ARNG programming, budgeting, and execution of more than $16 billion in resources annually. Additionally, Mr. Roberts oversaw more than 3,000 financial professionals in the 54 States, territories and the District of Columbia.
  • Director of Accountability and Audit Readiness, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army, Financial Management and Comptroller.  In this capacity, he was responsible for integration of Army policies, programs, systems, and procedures designed to develop, improve and maintain the Army's financial accountability, ability to produce auditable financial statements and internal management control programs.  

He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Hampton University and a Master’s in Business Administration from Johns Hopkins University. Mr. Roberts has over 25 years of experience in creating highly successful financial and operational strategies, providing leadership in creating dynamic, highly motivated, efficient, and customer-centric organizations within the public and private sector. Mr. Roberts holds a Top Secret security clearance with access to sensitive compartmented information (active).