Bill and Judy Pollard Endowed Scholarship

Type: Endowed

Donor: Bill and Judy Pollard's family

Established: 2007

This scholarship was created in honor of Bill and Judy Pollard by their family.  Bill and Judy attended Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois, and Bill received a J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law and was awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.  Bill and Judy are the parents of four children, Julie, Chip, Brian, and Amy, and the proud grandparents of 15 grandchildren.  From 1963-1972, Bill practiced law, specializing in corporate finance and tax, and from 1972 to 1977 served on the faculty and as a Vice President of Wheaton College.  After Wheaton College, Bill served in various roles, including Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of ServiceMaster for 30 years.  He is also the author of two books, The Soul of the Firm and Serving Two Masters? Reflections on God and Profit.

Judy has spent much of her life caring for others, including her children, grandchildren, parents, and friends.  She has been active in her local church and in her neighborhood.  Together they have sought to serve Christ through their work, family, church, and community and have been a wonderful example to their children and grandchildren.