Born in Louisville, Kentucky, William (Billy) L Altman entered the insurance industry in 1981. He founded Altman Insurance in 1988. As Founder and President of Altman Insurance Services, Billy is intimately involved in the daily operations and strategic growth of the organization. Also an active member in the community, Billy currently serves as a member of the Board of Trustees for the Jewish Heritage Foundation for Excellence. Billy's former leadership roles include being a member of the Board of Trustees for the Jewish Hospital Healthcare Systems, which merged into Kentucky OneHealth in 2012. Billy also served as the Chairman of Jewish Hospital Medical Center East. Billy is also a past President of Standard Country Club in Louisville and is a graduate of Leadership Louisville.

In his spare time, Billy enjoys spending time with his family and playing golf. He and his wife, Jan, have been married for 30 years. They have two sons, Linkon and Austin.

Billy is a graduate of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Business Administration.