Jeff Tromberg led a Craft Talk with Bill Riddick. 

William (Bill) Riddick is a second-generation Floridian born in Boynton Beach and raised in Boca Raton, FL. His mother was born in the small seaside town of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea and his father moved to Pompano Beach, FL in the 60s where his family has multiple businesses. Bill now lives in Palm City, FL with his wife Melanie and sons Winston & Theodore. 

Bill has always been a go getter, accomplishing anything he has set his mind to and leading many organizations. His leadership skills started to develop at a young age when he entered Boy Scouts at age 9 eventually becoming an Eagle Scout by the age of 16. His long list of accomplishments and leadership include:

  • President & CEO of Riddick Family Enterprises, a business consulting company
  • Founder & President of Riddick & Co Entrepreneurial Finance
  • National Director of Business Development for DeLand Bakery
  • Founder and Managing Partner of Youthful Life, LLC a nationally distributed health product company
  • Auctioneer at Saffer & Company Charity Benefit Auctions
  • Founder and Partner of Wealth Innovations a boutique wealth management firm (2012-2018)
  • Chairman of the Board for the Greater Pompano Beach, Margate, & Lighthouse Point Chamber of Commerce (2016-2017)
  • Board Member of the Greater Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce (2011- 2018)
  • Past President of the Rotary Club of Boca Raton (2012-2013) and Current Board Member
  • Past Chair of the Boca Raton Rotary Fund (2013-2014) and Current Fund Board Member
  • Producer & Executive Director of Future Stars Performing Arts Competition (2012-Present)
  • Vice President (2011-2012) and Founding Member of BNI Diamond Chamber
  • Chairman of Pompano Beach Chamber’s Young Professional Group (2010 -2013)
  • Founding Partner of Flavana, LLC an e-liquid manufacture
  • Financial Advisor with Ameriprise Financial (2008-2010)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from The University of Florida (Fall 2007)
  • University of Florida Interscholastic Rugby Team (2004-2007) & Team Secretary (2006-2007)
  • Certified Advanced Scuba Diver and Spearfisherman (2007)
  • FHSAA Referee for Volleyball and Basketball (2003-2007)
  • West Boca Basketball Referee (1997-2004)
  • IT consultant & network manager Olympic Heights High School (2000-2004)
  • IT consultant & network manager Loggers Run Middle School (1998-2000)
  • Boy Scouts of America Eagle Scout (2002)
  • Order of the Arrow Aal-pa-tah Lodge 237 Brotherhood Member

Bill’s vision and mission is to Change Lives and Build Futures by making South Florida a great place to work, live and play.