Bill Large has been the building service manager since June 2004. He currently supervises a custodial crew of seven full-time employees and 18-20 student workers during the school year. He is responsible for the care of eight buildings on campus.


  • B.A., religious education, Grace Bible College

Professional Experience

Prior to Hope, Bill worked for Ottawa County Mental Health for 17 years as a social worker and also started and maintained a handyman service for two years.

Why I Love Hope

Bill likes Hope because of the students, faculty and staff he works and interacts with on a daily basis. He also enjoys the athletic facilities and going to athletic events.

Outside the College

Bill has two boys who have graduated from Hope and moved out on their own; one lives in Chicago and one lives in Grand Rapids. William and his wife enjoy riding bikes, going for walks and working around the house.

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