Speaker Date Topic
DR. TOM ESTES & MR. BILL PACE Jun 15, 2021
Past Presidents, Rotary Club of Hattiesburg

Mr. Bill Pace

Dr. Tom Estes

Past President (1998-1999) & Paul Harris Fellow

These are some highlights of his career :
  • State Director of vocational programs for the Ms. Dept of Education.
  • Director of the American Enterprise
  • Center of the Ms Economic Council.
  • Director of Millsaps College fundraising .
  • Asst. V.P. of the USM Foundation
  • Founding member of the Greater Pine Belt Foundation.
Other post-retirement positions:
  • President Sales & Marketing Executives in Jackson
  • President of Racquet Club of Hattiesburg
  • President Senior Quest Club Hattiesburg
  • Past Advisory Board Chair of the DuBard School at USM.
Bill is also a Paul Harris Fellow.
A native of Amory, MS, Bill and his wife, Sue, have 4 children & 5 grandchildren.
Past President (1981-1982) & Paul Harris Fellow
These are some highlights of his career:
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • A USM Professor of Accounting
  • Asst. Director of Education of American Certified Public Accountants
  • V.P. of of Business/Finance at USM
  • Sr VP of Finance at Mercer University
  • CFO at Houston Community College
  • President United Way of Hattiesburg
  • President Hattiesburg Chamber ofCommerce
  • Bachelors Degree, The University of Southern Mississippi
  • Master of Science, Oklahoma State University
  • Ph.D., University of Arkansas
A native of Natchez, Tom and his wife, Frances, have 4 children , 8 grandchildren & 1 great-grandson.
Rebecca Silber is the Annual Giving Officer for Zones 30 and 31. With over a decade of experience in nonprofit fundraising, board engagement, volunteer management and event planning, she cares deeply about connecting donors and volunteers to the causes they are most passionate about. Previously Rebecca has worked at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum in Chicago and the Hippodrome State Theatre in Gainesville, FL.

Born and raised in Miami, Florida, Rebecca has spent the last twelve years in Chicago falling in love with the people, culture, architecture and culinary offerings of the Midwest. She’s still learning to tolerate winter.

Most recently, Rebecca served as a Donor Relations Specialist. In that role she worked with Arch Klumph Society members to help recognize their significant generosity and dedication to The Rotary Foundation. Rebecca feels strongly about building bridges between Rotarians and The Foundation so they can experience a deep sense of fulfilment and accomplishment through their generosity and service.

Rebecca can be reached at rebecca.silber@rotary.org or via phone at 847.424.5274.

**NO MEETING** Jun 29, 2021