Founder & Executive Director
Ward Williams, a graduate of Texas State University, founded Vineyard Family Services (VFS) in 2007 out of a passion to reach the community and help men become involved, committed, and responsible dads. He currently serves as Executive Director of Vineyard Family Services, and is one of three independent “Master Trainers “ for The National Fatherhood Initiative.
Ward is an active member of the Department of Human Resources Quality Assurance Board and The Greater Shelby County Chamber of Commerce.
In December 2009, Ward was chosen to be one of six panel members and speakers for the Regional White House Conference on Fatherhood & Re-Entry. Again in 2010, Ward was one of a select group of agencies that was invited to attend The White House Responsible Fatherhood Summit. In November of 2011, Ward was trained in Family & Divorce Mediation in order to provide effective co-parenting plans and help to parents that need assistance in parenting their children.
Ward is also on the Shelby County Commission.
He currently lives in Birmingham, Al. He is married to Suzanne and has three children, Tate, Carson, and Sarah Paige.