Born and raised in Hood River, Oregon, Bill Layman has been a resident of the Portland area since 1985. Bill attended Southern Oregon State College in Ashland, Oregon, receiving a bachelors degree in business administration. Relocating to Portland, he became employed in the local foodservice industry in 1992, then purchased King Foodservice in 1995. In 2003. he merged his company with Bartur Foods.
By focusing on developing customer and vendor relationships, Bill has developed decades long partnerships. His experience, industry insight, and vast product knowledge have been key as the company has transitioned into the 21rst century.
Bill and his wife Lora reside in Gresham with their son Brady. Bill’s hobbies, pursuits, and interests include being a avid skier, a koi keeper, music, baseball, as well as volunteering with the Boy Scouts of America.Tyler Hill