Billy Sanders credits his love for serving within the Deaf community to his mother, Debra – who is Deaf. Having earned both a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Master of Science in Public Administration from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Billy is currently a doctoral student in the Community College Leadership Program at Morgan State University. A staunch advocate for education, Billy has taught extensively since the year of 2000 at a myriad of colleges and universities in the subjects of American Sign Language, Signed Language Systems, and Strategies for Cross-Cultural Communication.
As a nationally certified interpreter, Billy is a Communications Consultant with Bridges Consulting; a company he founded fifteen years ago to champion cross-cultural communication through education and empowerment. Currently a veteran mentor for College Bound, Board Advisor to Light the Way Foundation, and serves on the Board for the Friends of the Buea School for the Deaf [Cameroon, West Africa]. Aside from living out his passion, Billy loves to spend time with his 19-year old son, Donovan, who is a scholar-athlete attending the University of Virginia.