Bill Thomas is the owner of APS Foreclosure Cleanout Services of Western New York Inc,. a preservation company that specializes in refurbishing and managing real estate. APS employs individuals who have come out of incarceration by providing opportunities that most employers “shun” from, helping these individuals to get reacclimated with society and their families. Bill is employed with U.S Small Business Administration, Damage Verification Center as a Loss Verification Specialist, assisting individuals in rebuilding their home and or business due to a natural disaster. Bill is also a Consultant to the Tax Professionals Lawler & Witkowski CPA’S, PC.
Bill’s passion is “giving back” to the community. A few of the ways he does this is by providing “Hot Meals to Go”, Firearm Safety Awareness & Self Defense Classes to the community. Since 2018, he has held an annual “Hot Thanksgiving Meals To Go” which, during the height of the COVID-19 Pandemic, over 550 meals were provided each year. Groceries to the community were provided as well on a monthly basis. He has also partnered with many other community organizations to further extend its outreach efforts.
Bill is a Board of Directors Member with the Virginia D. Rainey Lung Cancer Organization, The Prevention Council of Erie County, an active member of Prince Hall Free and Accepted Masons, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, A Noble of Hadji Temple Number 61, President of The Dorie Miller Rifle & Pistol Club, Amherst Parent Teacher Association, and Most Valuable Parent Association. He is a man of God and enjoys spending time with his family and traveling.
“Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity”.