Bill Daniels' Life and History

Bill DanielsBill Daniels was a war hero, an entrepreneur, a business leader, and a philanthropist who believed that his personal reputation for ethics and integrity was his most valuable asset.

As a teenager, Bill Daniels moved with his family to Hobbs, New Mexico. After attending the New Mexico Military Institute in Roswell, Bill Daniels was a decorated naval fighter pilot, who served in World War II and Korea.

An entrepreneur who started his first cable television business in 1953, Bill Daniels founded Daniels & Associates in 1958 and eventually owned and operated hundreds of cable television systems.

Daniels & Associates is now RBC Capital Markets, a leading provider of financial services to the cable, telecommunications, media and technology industries worldwide.

After a lifetime of directly giving to and supporting organizations which help those in need, Bill Daniels set the direction for the   Daniels Fund .

Since 2000, the Daniels Fund has continued his vision of the charitable purpose he wanted to support.