Bill Estes was first elected to the City Council in 2006. He serves on the boards of Habitat for Humanity and the Museum Center at 5ive Points. He also serves on the Cleveland/Bradley County Greenway and Southside Redevelopment. Bill teaches at Lee University in the Helen DeVos College of Education.
Prior to coming to Lee University Bill was a public schoolteacher, an assistant principal, and a principal. Bill is married to his wife, Virginia, and has two children in the Cleveland Public Schools.