In Memory of
Bill Denney, 51, passed away on March 1, 2018. Bill was passionate about his family, his work and his life. He was our colleague and friend at Newton One for the past 12 years.
He developed significant personal and professional relationships in the Mid-Atlantic and New York regions. Bill was responsible for opening the New York Office of Newton One and increasing the company’s presence in the New Yok market. Bill made significant contributions to the Financial Services industry.
Bill has held numerous leadership roles professionally and in the community including Executive Committee Member of the Delaware Tax Institute and Executive Committee Member for the NAEPC National Conference. Bill helped to establish the Planned Giving Committee for A.I. duPont Nemours Children’s Hospital where he formerly served as Chairman. He is a Past President of The Wilmington Tax Group made up of Delaware’s top tax professionals, a Past President of The Estate Planning Council of Delaware, a professional organization of the country’s thought leaders and providers of tax, asset protection and wealth transfer planning, and a past board member of The Union League of Philadelphia.
Bill was invited by a Delaware State Legislator to participate in a business leader advisory committee to increase Delaware commerce and was responsible for creating new legislation (HB 237) making Delaware the most favorable state in the country for the acquisition of private placement life insurance.
Bill enjoyed playing golf, tennis and fly fishing, but most of all spending time with people. He brought out the best in everyone. We were all his beneficiaries because his enthusiam and exuberance were contagious. Bill always strove to do his very best, to live life to the fullest, and to appreciate the richness of human experience.
We mourn his untimely death, but celebrate the way he lived his life. He is survived by his wife Lizzy, his son Will, his stepson Andrew and stepdaughter Sophie.