Bill Rentiersí great-great-grandfather immigrated to Charleston, SC from Europe in the late 1850ís. Bill served 8 years in the military during the Reagan administration. He left the US Army in 1988, after serving three years as a Communications NCO for a Field Artillery unit in Hanau, West Germany.
Bill received his Bachelors degree in Business Administration from the College of Charleston in 1993 and worked for years as a Technical Recruiter. For years Bill worked as a registered lobbyist and the Executive Officer of GrassRoots SC, Inc., non-profit which fights to preserve gun rights in South Carolina.
Bill is an NRA certified pistol instructor, and a SLED certified concealable weapons instructor. He is a member of GrassRoots GunRights of SC, Gun Owners of America, JPFO and the Mid Carolina Rifle Club.