About the Author
William A. Glass grew up in an army family. His earliest memories are of attending school in the basement of the US embassy in Tehran.
In the 1952 photo below, Bill is second from the right, standing in front of several Iranian nursemaids. His brother and two sisters are also in the picture.
Bill attended 18 schools between kindergarten and 12th grade. After high school, he worked, then was drafted into the army. Later, he settled into a business career rising to the position of VP at Gallup. Along the way, Bill earned a BSBA from the University of Maryland.
Today, Bill and his wife Bettina live in rural South Carolina. He coaches soccer at a small college while she teaches high school German. Their three sons, Alex, Robert, and Gordon have all graduated from college and moved away to pursue careers. Now Bill and Bettina enjoy long walks with their dog, Scout. When the weather permits, Bill commutes to work on two wheels.