Dr. Bill Winston is a highly successful and award-winning business leader and entrepreneur, as well as globally recognized religious leader and pastor. He is founder and president of the Joseph Business School (JBS) that teaches practical and biblical principles to empower adults to develop indispensable skills as successful entrepreneurs and business leaders. JBS is located in Forest Park, Illinois and currently has ten partnership locations across the U.S. and internationally. In 2013, Dr. Winston was honored with the Advocate Award for his promotion of entrepreneurship and the Legacy Award presented by the Chicago Tuskegee Club, Inc. of Tuskegee University Alumni.
A graduate of Tuskegee Institute in Tuskegee, Alabama (now Tuskegee University) Bill Winston served for six years as a fighter pilot in the United States Air Force, where he earned The Distinguished Flying Cross, The Air Medal for performance in combat, and the Squadron Top Gun Award. He later entered the corporate arena where he was promoted to positions with increasing levels of responsibility, finally culminating in his position as a regional marketing manager in IBM’s Midwest Region before he resigned in 1985 to enter full-time ministry.
Bill Winston is also founder and pastor of Living Word Christian Center, a multi-cultural, non-denominational church of 20,000 members located in Forest Park, Illinois. The church has a broad range of ministries and related entities including owning and operating two shopping malls and Golden Eagle Aviation, a fixed-based operation located at historic Moton Field in Tuskegee, Alabama.
Bill Winston Ministries (BWM), a global, partnership-based outreach ministry, produces the Believer’s Walk of Faith television and radio broadcast reaching more than 800 million households nationwide and overseas.