Bill McIntosh was born in Sumter, South Carolina, and moved to Summerville with his family when he was a year old. Both of his parents are retired educators. His mother, Kitty, taught at Rollings and Summerville Elementary prior to joining the College of Charleston faculty for more than 30 years. His father, Doc, taught history at Summerville High after more than 25 years as an administrator including tenures as Dean of Students at Trident Tech and as Headmaster at Pinewood.
Bill attended Kornahrens Kindergarten, Summerville Elementary, Spann, Pinewood, and Alston schools before graduating from Summerville High in 1984. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Clemson University and a Master of Public Administration from the College of Charleston. He received his Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina School of Law.
After law school, Bill returned to Summerville with his family. Since coming home, Bill has worked as an Assistant Solicitor for Dorchester County and in private practice. He has also served as a director of the Summerville-Dorchester Museum and as a trustee of Pinewood Preparatory School. He is an active member of the Summerville Exchange Club.
Planning and Economic Development, Chairman
Bill has represented the citizens of District 4 on Summerville Town Council since 2011. He was raised in - and his parents still live in his childhood home in - District 4.