Bill was born in Vancouver, Canada and grew up in the Cayman Islands. Bill's father, the late Keith Baldwin, was one of the original developers in Cayman and a key part of today's tourism industries. Keith started coming to Cayman in the mid 1960's and decided to move the family here in 1980.
Bill dedicated 6 years of his life to one of America's most renowned Military Schools, where he excelled and achieved the highest ranks and honors. During this time Bill learned the benefits of discipline, order and high values, which he successfully applies to all aspects of his life.
In 1992, Bill took over the reigns of the family business "ABC Liquor" and turned it into "Blackbeard's Rum Company", which became a leading Caymanian and World renowned Rum and Rum Cake producer. The company also specialized in the importation, wholesale and retail of popular beers, wines and spirits from around the World. In fifteen years, Blackbeard's grew to over 40 staff with numerous offices, production facilities, warehouses and retail stores throughout the Cayman Islands. Blackbeard's quickly became one of Cayman's true success stories and one of very few local exports.
In 2010, Bill, with the intentions of allowing Blackbeard's to get to the next level, sold Blackbeard's Rum Company. With 17 years at the helm of Blackbeard's Bill has gained tons of hands on business knowledge that even the finest universities could not have provided, this has allowed Bill to follow in his father's footsteps and get back to his families roots in real estate being a true entrepreneur.
With his local contacts, local knowledge and business background, Bill decision to found Paradise Properties is exciting. Bill plans to utilize his experience and continue his success in his chosen career path.