William Little is the chair of the Lakeville Journal Company, which publishes three weekly newspapers in northwest Connecticut and upstate New York. He is a trustee emeritus of Bates College and currently serves on the boards of WAMC Northeast Public Radio and the Nantucket Historical Association. Will served as a Navy officer during the Vietnam War and is a former board member of Big Brothers and Big Sisters of New York City. In 2007, he retired as chair of George Little Management, which was the largest privately-held trade show production and management firm in the United States. Will has been a supporter of the SPLC since the early 1980s.