Mahoney, W.D. (Bill) | 2014

W.D.(Bill) Mahoney

Bill Mahoney is the owner of a group of companies in Newfoundland and Labrador related to the real estate and tourism sectors. He is president/owner of Regal Realty Ltd., a St. John’s- based commercial real estate company, and the Murray Premises Hotel Inc. Bill began his ventures in real estate in 1992 and continues to pursue new opportunities in this growing sector.

His early entrepreneurial pursuits focused on emerging technologies in the communications sector. For over 25 years, he was immersed in the development and expansion of cable television. He is the former owner and president of Community Cable Limited and Andromedia Cablevision, companies that served rural areas of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Bill’s record of community involvement is extensive with military and civilian groups. He is the provincial chair of the Canadian Forces Liaison Council. Bill is a former chair of the St. John’s Downtown Development Commission, the St. John’s International Airport Authority (a position he held for 7 years), the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary Historical Society and Commissionaires Newfoundland and Labrador. He is a member of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment Advisory Council and the Civil Air Search and Rescue Association and a founding member of the Community Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador. As well, he is honourary colonel of 9 Wing Gander and a honourary inspector of the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary.

In addition to his time, Bill provides generous financial support to numerous organizations and has been the driving force behind many fundraising activities.

He has received numerous accolades for his leadership some of which include receiving the Canadian Forces Decoration, being invested as an Officer in the Order of Military Merit and being a recipient of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal and the Commissionaires’ Distinguished Service Medal.

Bill Mahoney can indeed be held up as a leading example of achievement and a role model. He is an individual of distinction who will do honour to the Junior Achievement Newfoundland and Labrador Business Hall of Fame.

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