Bill White was elected to serve as DuPage County Auditor in November 2020 and his term in office began December 1, 2020. Prior to being elected County Auditor, Bill was an elected commissioner on the Downers Grove Village Council, and served as Mayor pro tem for a portion of his term in office. Prior to that, Bill was an elected member of the District 99 school board (Downers Grove North and Downers Grove South High Schools) and served as School Board President for a portion of his term.
Throughout his career as an elected official, Bill has advocated for effective, efficient and transparent government. Pursuing those objectives is at heart of Bill’s vision for the Office of County Auditor.
Prior to being elected County Auditor, Bill practiced law with his mother, Frances J. White, as a partner in the firm of White and White. Based in Downers Grove, Bill practiced transactional law, estate planning and litigation for several decades.
Bill graduated high school from Downers Grove South. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of Chicago and his law degree from Loyola University of Chicago. Bill completed coursework at DePaul University related to a Masters of Law in Taxation and is currently enrolled at College of DuPage in the Advanced Accounting Certificate program in anticipation of taking the CPA Exam.
Bill has received professional designation as a Certified Internal Auditor from the Institute of Internal Auditors.
Bill currently serves as Treasurer for the Illinois Association of County Auditors.
Bill has been married to his wife Karen for over 30 years and they reside in Downers Grove. Bill and Karen have two adult children.