Colonel Williams, a prostate cancer survivor diagnosed in 1991, has been active as an advocate for more than 29 years. He worked as a human resources administrator for 15 years after retiring from the Army. He is a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR). He is the principal of Jim Williams and Associates, a consulting firm specializing in prostate cancer awareness, education and advocacy. COL Williams is Board Chairman, Pennsylvania Prostate Cancer Coalition and Past Chair, Intercultural Cancer Council (ICC) at Baylor’s College of Medicine and the Univ of Houston, Houston, TX. He has appeared on NBC's Weekend Today program and was featured in Good Housekeeping, Cure, Prevention, CR, MaleCall, The Voice, other magazines and newsletters speaking on the topics of prostate cancer awareness and advocacy. He received the American Association of Clinical Research (AACR) 2018 Distinguished Public Service Award for Exceptional Leadership in Cancer Advocacy.