W.L’s past service has been on the Foundation board of trustees for St. Paul’s United Methodist Church of Houston and as a member of the board of visitors for the McDonald Observatory. He has also served on the board of directors of the South Texas Chapter of the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Association, the Texas ALS Association, and the board of advisors of the University of Texas College of Natural Science.
He has been an instrument-rated private pilot since 1970 and enjoys using his airplane to meet with valued friends and clients. He is a member of Angel Flight and Homeland Security Emergency Air Transport (HSEAT). Following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, he took a very active role flying his plane throughout Texas, reuniting families whose members had been separated from one another and flying medical supplies back to the affected Gulf Coast region.
W.L. and his wife Lynn live in Nashville. They have two daughters, Katherine and Shannon, and three sons, Sean, Will, and Kyle.