Bill became LAGERS’ seventh Executive Director in 2023. Prior to joining the LAGERS team, Bill served as the Assistant Executive Director, Operations for the Public School and Education Employee Retirement Systems of Missouri (PSRS/PEERS) where he was responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Systems. He previously held the role of chief technology officer and has been with the PSRS/PEERS systems since 2015.

Prior to joining PSRS/PEERS, Betts served as the Director of Information Technology and Finance for the city of Jefferson. He is a graduate of Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri, with a degree in computer information systems, and is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). Betts has additionally served in numerous volunteer roles including serving as a member of the Jefferson City Fire Pension Board, as chairperson for the Jefferson City TIF Commission, and as treasurer of the National Public Retirement and Information Systems Management Board.