William Bostic Jr.
Associate Director for Economic Programs,
U.S. Department of Commerce
From August 2, 2009, through April 24, 2011, he was the Assistant Director for Economic Programs.
His responsibilities are to oversee the day-to-day operations of the U.S. Census Bureau's Economic Directorate. The Economic Directorate conducts over 100 monthly, quarterly, and annual surveys covering various sectors of the economy including 12 economic indicators and an Economic Census and Census of Governments in years ending in two and seven. The Economic Directorate has over 1,400 people and an annual budget of over $350 million.
Bill started his Census Bureau career in 1976. He has 25 years of managerial and leadership experience. Also, he was the former Chief of the Manufacturing and Construction Division and the Foreign Trade Division, respectively. He has received two Bronze Medal and Silver Medal awards for his outstanding contributions to the Census Bureau economic programs.