12-01-2018 · Tocqueville Society


William “Bill” Cheeks is President of ABBA Associates Inc., a fiscal management consultant firm that provides counseling and conducts seminars nationwide to help consumers map a successful Life Plan.  

Bill joined Equifax, Inc. in October 1967 and held key management positions in New York, NY, Worcester, MA, Albany, NY, and West Palm Beach, FL. After relocating to Atlanta, he held the title of Vice President of Consumer Education from 1995 to 2001. He was responsible for implementing a fiscal management and life skills program for high school students.   

In addition to his service for United Way of Greater Atlanta, Bill is actively involved with the Boys and Girls Club of Cobb County, BUY Inc, Operation Hope, eCredable Inc, and the Georgia Civic Affairs Foundation. Past involvement includes leadership roles with the Atlanta Private Industry Council; American Collectors Association; State YMCA; Georgia Council on Economic Education; Communities In Schools of Cobb County; Cobb County Workforce Investment Board; Blue Ribbon Committee for Cobb County School System and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.    

Bill is a native of Woodruff, SC, was educated at Johnson C. Smith University, Masters Management Program in Human Resources at Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and numerous Executive Management Programs. He is married to Barbara, has one son and resides in Powder Springs, GA.