bard_bio_pic2014Bard Williams, Board Member

Dr. Bard Williams is Vice President of Education and Innovation at Compass and owner of Silicon Valley Massage Therapy Group (SVMTG), the leading provider of on-site corporate and event massage in the SF Bay Area.

Bard is originally from Georgia where he served as a middle school educator and district level instructional technology coordinator before joining Apple as a Senior Manager in the Education group in Boston, MA, then in Silicon Valley. He left Apple to start Techthree Marketing, and after a few years, took a position as Director of Marketing at TiVo, Inc. In 2011, donned his entrepreneurial hat and started SVMTG. In 2016, he joined Alain Pinel Realtors as VP of Training and was promoted to VP of Education & Innovation when the company was acquired in 2019 by Compass real estate.

Bard has been an active member of the Safety Team at San Francisco PRIDE for 12 years and has volunteered for several LGBTQ+ organizations. He joined the Rainbow Chamber in 2014 and serves as Secretary and Marketing Chairman. He is also a certified member of the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) and has conducted webinars and marketing campaigns on their behalf.

Bard resides in Saratoga, CA and enjoys hiking, spending precious vacation time with family and exploring Maui.