William E. Price III ?75

William E. Price III

Class Year

’75

Current home

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Major(s)

Social Science

Current Position

President/CEO of Reata Funding LLC

William E. Price III ’75 graduated Carthage with a degree in social science. He is now a global finance consultant at his own company, Reata Funding LLC. His most recent accomplishment is closing a $70M real estate transaction in the state of Washington.

“Carthage prepared me by teaching me discipline and self-motivation to be the best person that I can be.”

William E. Price III, ’75

What have you enjoyed most about your career?

“I’ve enjoyed being self sufficient and free from corporate strings.”

How did Carthage prepare you?

“Carthage prepared me by teaching me discipline and self-motivation to be the best person that I can be.”

Why did you choose Carthage?

“I chose Carthage because I wanted the freedom to manage my college education on my own without third-party influences affecting my day-to-day decisions. Having small class sizes was also important to me, and the College is in a great location right off of Lake Michigan.”

What Carthage professors played a part in your success and how?

“Clayton Diskerud ’59, professor of social science and criminal justice, played a very pivotal and critical role in enabling me to earn my degree.”

What's your favorite Carthage memory?

“My favorite memories include joining a fraternity and establishing new friendships.”

Tips for current Carthage students?

“Work hard and always aim high.”