WILLIAM NEGLEY || FOUNDER & PRESIDENT
William Negley is the founder and President of Sound Off. After he developed the original concept for Sound Off, he initiated the incorporation process while sitting in Afghanistan in 2013. In the fall of 2014, Mr. Negley took a leave of absence to work full-time at Sound Off; since then he has worked daily to revolutionize mental health support for US veterans.
Since July 2009, he has served as an Officer within the United States Intelligence Community. His experience includes significant time in Afghanistan, and he has managed a wide range of counterterrorism, counterintelligence, foreign intelligence and covert action efforts worldwide, with a particular focus on South Asia.
From 2008-2009, Mr. Negley served as a legislative aide to U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison on national security issues, where he drafted legislation providing benefits to civilian federal employees serving in war zones and worked closely with advocates and constituents on legislative issues.
Mr. Negley holds a master’s degree in international relations and a bachelor’s degree in political science and history, both from the University of San Diego. Mr. Negley is a native of San Antonio, Texas; his personal interests include real estate investing, hunting, and rowing. He lives in Washington DC with his wife Kelly.