Bill Dardis joined the Heights faculty in 2011. After receiving a B.B.A. from Notre Dame and a commission in the U.S. Navy, Mr. Dardis worked as an IT consultant with Ernst & Young in New York. From 1996 to 2011, he founded several character development initiatives in St. Louis and Chicago. He has led service projects and summer camps in the U.S. and Mexico, including three Katrina Relief projects in his home town of New Orleans. In 2018 he founded the DC Accelerator, a life coaching and professional orientation program for recent college graduates. Mr. Dardis teaches the eighth grade Core Class, eighth grade Science, and seventh grade Religion.