New York Times best-selling author Bill Rancic is thirty-three years old and lives in Lincoln Park, Illinois. Bill learned the art of negotiation early on, as he had to compete for bathroom time with his three older sisters. Bill's father was a school superintendent and college professor. Bill's mother worked as a grammar school principal and now serves as an adjunct professor at Lewis University. A hard worker all his life, Bill used the profits he earned as a teenager from his own boat wash-and-wax business to help pay for his college tuition. Bill currently works for Donald Trump, overseeing the construction of the new Trump Tower in Chicago. Bill is a firm believer that success can be achieved through hard work-even against the worst odds. He helps to pass on this message to the residents of the Mercy Home for Boys and Girls, where he volunteers as a tutor for underprivileged children. Watch for Bill on the new season of The Apprentice on NBC! Book jacket.