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William H. Cull

Bill Cull

2012 Hall of Fame Inductee

Class of 1977

William (“Bill”) H. Cull is a 1977 graduate of the College. Cull is a veteran lawyer, investor and developer with experience in a variety of businesses, government and real estate development. His business experience included General Counsel and then President of Concept, Inc., once the nation’s third largest private prison company that merged with Corrections Corporation of America. His government experience included positions as Deputy Counsel for Governor Carroll and Governor Brown and General Counsel in the Commerce Cabinet for Governor Brown. His real estate development experience included developing and co-owning Microtel Inns in Kentucky and Indiana and development of residential communities in Jefferson and Shelby Counties in Kentucky. 

Cull is President of Save The Grand Theatre, Inc., where he led the preservation and restoration effort, beginning in the 1980’s, to save and restore the Grand Theatre in downtown Frankfort. The theatre, originally built in 1911, was converted in 1941 to a movie theatre but closed in 1965. After restoration, the Grand Theatre now provides residents with a venue for performing arts, music, film and educational opportunities for children. 

Cull is actively engaged with the College and University as a member of the Lafferty Society, the Visiting Committee, the Building Campaign Committee, a lifetime member of the Law Alumni Association, and a Presidential Fellow. Cull lives in Frankfort with his wife, Maria Alagia Cull, a 1979 graduate of the College.