Bill Gladstone is the Chairman and Principal Owner of the Tri-City ValleyCats, a franchise that has been in the New York-Penn League since 1992 when the team was located in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Bill was instrumental in the team's move to Troy in 2002.
Bill serves on the Board of Directors for the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, the Board of Trustees for Minor League Baseball, and an Executive Committee member of the New York-Penn League. He is a former Chairman of the Minor League Baseball Finance Committee.
In 2015, Gladstone was named "The King of Baseball" by Minor League Baseball, a long-standing tradition that recognizes a veteran of professional baseball for longtime dedication and service.
For over 40 years, Gladstone worked for Arthur Young & Company, rising to the position of Chairman. He became a Co-Chief Executive of Ernst and Young when Arthur Young & Company merged with Ernst and Whinney in 1989.